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.
  • Furman University has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,092) than Mercer University ($37,808).
  • It is harder to admit to Furman University than Mercer University.
  • Furman University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than Mercer University (1,255).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Mercer University (28).
  • Mercer University has more students with 8,740 students while Furman University has 2,947 students.
  • Mercer University has more full-time faculties with 432 faculties while Furman University has 272 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Mercer University and Furman University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Mercer UniversityFurman University
Mercer Universityvs.Furman University
Macon, GeorgiaLocationGreenville, South Carolina
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 OfferedMaster's degree
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$37,808Tuition & Fees$52,092
91% ($22,228)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)96% ($32,813)
$22,228Average Amount of Financial Aid$32,813
73.26 %Acceptance Rates61.18 %
25.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.94 %
1,255SAT Score1,330
28ACT Score30
66 %Graduation Rate83 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate15 %
89 %Retention Rate88 %
8,740Student Population2,947
432Number of Faculties272
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, 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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