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 UTC is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Mercer University has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,746) than UTC ($25,966).
  • It is harder to admit to Mercer University than UTC.
  • Mercer University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than UTC (1,130).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than UTC (23).
  • UTC has more students with 11,728 students while Mercer University has 9,006 students.
  • UTC has more full-time faculties with 498 faculties while Mercer University has 437 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Mercer University and The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Mercer UniversityUTC
Mercer Universityvs.UTC
Macon, GeorgiaLocationChattanooga, 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 ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$38,746Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,848
Out-Of-State$25,966
93% ($23,635)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)75% ($8,753)
$23,635Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,753
73.26 %Acceptance Rates82.79 %
25.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.84 %
1,310SAT Score1,130
30ACT Score23
73 %Graduation Rate50 %
21 %Transfer-out Rate-
87 %Retention Rate77 %
9,006Student Population11,728
437Number of Faculties498
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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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