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  • Mercer University is a Private (not-for-profit) and UTC is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Mercer University has more expensive tuition & fees ($25,828) than UTC ($25,774).
  • It is harder to admit to Mercer University than UTC.
  • Mercer University has higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than UTC (1,130).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (82) than UTC (70).
  • UTC has more students with 11,638 students while Mercer University has 8,740 students.
  • UTC has more full-time faculties with 478 faculties while Mercer University has 432 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Mercer University and The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.
Mercer Universityvs.UTC
Macon, GeorgiaLocationChattanooga, 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 ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$25,828Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,656
Out-Of-State$25,774
91% ($22,228)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($7,759)
$22,228Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,759
73.26 %Acceptance Rates82.79 %
25.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.84 %
1,255SAT Score1,130
82ACT Score70
66 %Graduation Rate48 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate73 %
8,740Student Population11,638
432Number of Faculties478
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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

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