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 4 or more years schools.
  • Mercer University has more expensive tuition & fees ($37,808) than ETSU ($27,406).
  • It is harder to admit to Mercer University than ETSU.
  • Mercer University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than ETSU (1,075).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than ETSU (24).
  • ETSU has more students with 14,317 students while Mercer University has 8,740 students.
  • ETSU has more full-time faculties with 767 faculties while Mercer University has 432 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
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
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$37,808Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,259
Out-Of-State$27,406
91% ($22,228)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)78% ($9,859)
$22,228Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,859
73.26 %Acceptance Rates85.47 %
25.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.36 %
1,255SAT Score1,075
28ACT Score24
66 %Graduation Rate50 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate23 %
89 %Retention Rate73 %
8,740Student Population14,317
432Number of Faculties767
13 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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