The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • GWU is a Private (not-for-profit) and URI is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • GWU has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,640) than URI ($32,578).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than URI.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,375) than URI (1,145).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (32) than URI (26).
  • GWU has more students with 28,172 students while URI has 17,777 students.
  • GWU has more full-time faculties with 1,239 faculties while URI has 761 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - George Washington University and University of Rhode Island.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
GWUURI
GWUvs.URI
Washington, District of ColumbiaLocationKingston, Rhode Island
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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)
$58,640Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,004
Out-Of-State$32,578
66% ($28,405)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)71% ($10,243)
$28,405Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,243
40.98 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
23.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.66 %
1,375SAT Score1,145
32ACT Score26
82 %Graduation Rate69 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate83 %
28,172Student Population17,777
1,239Number of Faculties761
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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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