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, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • GWU has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,870) than Duquesne University ($43,526).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than Duquesne University.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,400) than Duquesne University (1,225).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (32) than Duquesne University (27).
  • GWU has more students with 27,017 students while Duquesne University has 8,830 students.
  • GWU has more full-time faculties with 1,255 faculties while Duquesne University has 478 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - George Washington University and Duquesne University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
GWUDuquesne University
GWUvs.Duquesne University
Washington, District of ColumbiaLocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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)
$59,870Tuition & Fees$43,526
65% ($30,529)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)97% ($22,575)
$30,529Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,575
40.98 %Acceptance Rates71.70 %
23.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.70 %
1,400SAT Score1,225
32ACT Score27
85 %Graduation Rate79 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate86 %
27,017Student Population8,830
1,255Number of Faculties478
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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