The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • GMU is a Public and UR is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • UR has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,860) than GMU ($36,474).
  • It is harder to admit to UR than GMU.
  • UR has a higher submitted SAT score (1,200) than GMU (1,200).
  • UR has higher submitted ACT score (27) than GMU (27).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while UR has 4,056 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while UR has 427 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - George Mason University and University of Richmond.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
GMUUR
GMUvs.UR
Fairfax, VirginiaLocationUniversity of Richmond, Virginia
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
In-State$13,014
Out-Of-State$36,474
Tuition & Fees$56,860
59% ($7,838)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($36,824)
$7,838Average Amount of Financial Aid$36,824
81.32 %Acceptance Rates32.97 %
22.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.27 %
1,200SAT Score1,370
27ACT Score32
72 %Graduation Rate88 %
15 %Transfer-out Rate9 %
86 %Retention Rate93 %
38,541Student Population4,056
1,399Number of Faculties427
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio8 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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