The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • GMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,579) than URI ($33,354).
  • It is harder to admit to URI than GMU.
  • GMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,245) than URI (1,190).
  • Both GMU and URI have the same submitted ACT scores (28).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while URI has 17,649 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while URI has 772 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - George Mason University and University of Rhode Island.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
GMUURI
GMUvs.URI
Fairfax, VirginiaLocationKingston, Rhode Island
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$13,119
Out-Of-State$36,579
Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,332
Out-Of-State$33,354
59% ($7,838)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)69% ($11,835)
$7,838Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,835
81.32 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
22.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.66 %
1,245SAT Score1,190
28ACT Score28
72 %Graduation Rate71 %
15 %Transfer-out Rate-
86 %Retention Rate85 %
38,541Student Population17,649
1,399Number of Faculties772
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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