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 Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • GWU has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,049) than Duquesne University ($41,892).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than Duquesne University.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,360) than Duquesne University (1,195).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (32) than Duquesne University (26).
  • 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
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
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)
$56,049Tuition & Fees$41,892
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 %
1,360SAT Score1,195
32ACT Score26
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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