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 Saint Joseph's University ($47,940).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than Saint Joseph's University.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,360) than Saint Joseph's University (1,195).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (32) than Saint Joseph's University (26).
  • GWU has more students with 27,017 students while Saint Joseph's University has 6,779 students.
  • GWU has more full-time faculties with 1,255 faculties while Saint Joseph's University has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - George Washington University and Saint Joseph's University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
GWUSaint Joseph's University
GWUvs.Saint Joseph's University
Washington, District of ColumbiaLocationPhiladelphia, 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
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$56,049Tuition & Fees$47,940
65% ($30,529)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)93% ($25,084)
$30,529Average Amount of Financial Aid$25,084
40.98 %Acceptance Rates77.18 %
23.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)15.54 %
1,360SAT Score1,195
32ACT Score26
85 %Graduation Rate81 %
-Transfer-out Rate10 %
88 %Retention Rate89 %
27,017Student Population6,779
1,255Number of Faculties268
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 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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