The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Mercer University is a private (not-for-profit) and ETSU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Mercer University has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,746) than ETSU ($12,740).
  • It is harder to admit to Mercer University than ETSU.
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than ETSU (23).
  • ETSU has more students with 13,713 students while Mercer University has 9,006 students.
  • ETSU has more full-time faculties with 773 faculties while Mercer University has 437 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Mercer University and East Tennessee State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Mercer UniversityETSU
Mercer Universityvs.ETSU
Macon, GeorgiaLocationJohnson City, Tennessee
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$38,746Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,438
Out-Of-State$12,740
93% ($23,635)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)84% ($7,596)
$23,635Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,596
73.26 %Acceptance Rates85.47 %
25.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.36 %
1,310SAT Score-
30ACT Score23
73 %Graduation Rate50 %
21 %Transfer-out Rate24 %
87 %Retention Rate78 %
9,006Student Population13,713
437Number of Faculties773
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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, On-campus daycare

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