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 ($56,049) than URI ($32,578).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than URI.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,360) than URI (1,175).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (32) than URI (26).
  • GWU has more students with 27,017 students while URI has 17,649 students.
  • GWU has more full-time faculties with 1,255 faculties while URI has 772 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?
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)
$56,049Tuition & Fees
65% ($30,529)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)69% ($11,835)
$30,529Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,835
40.98 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
23.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.66 %
1,360SAT Score1,175
32ACT Score26
85 %Graduation Rate71 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate85 %
27,017Student Population17,649
1,255Number of Faculties772
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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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