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 Fordham University ($56,161).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than Fordham University.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,400) than Fordham University (1,320).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (32) than Fordham University (30).
  • GWU has more students with 27,017 students while Fordham University has 16,364 students.
  • 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.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
GWUFordham University
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)
$59,870Tuition & Fees$56,161
65% ($30,529)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($30,115)
$30,529Average Amount of Financial Aid$30,115
40.98 %Acceptance Rates46.44 %
23.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)10.89 %
1,400SAT Score1,320
32ACT Score30
85 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate10 %
88 %Retention Rate89 %
27,017Student Population16,364
1,255Number of Faculties747
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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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