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 ($62,200) than Fordham University ($58,467).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than Fordham University.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,400) than Fordham University (1,390).
  • Both GWU and Fordham University have the same submitted ACT scores (32).
  • GWU has more students with 26,457 students while Fordham University has 16,986 students.
  • GWU has a lower number of students per faculty with 12 to 1 while Fordham University's ratio is 14 to 1.
  • GWU has more full-time faculties with 1,255 faculties while Fordham University has 747 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - George Washington University and Fordham University.
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GWUvs.Fordham University
Washington, District of ColumbiaLocationBronx, New York
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)
$62,2002023 Tuition & Fees$58,467
64%% Receiving Financial Aid84%
$29,357Average Amount of Financial Aid$31,960
40.98 %Acceptance Rates46.44 %
23.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)10.89 %
1,400SAT Score1,390
32ACT Score32
84 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate10 %
91 %Retention Rate88 %
26,457Student Population16,986
1,255Number of Faculties747
12 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio14 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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