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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Wofford College has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,550) than Mercer University ($29,324).
  • It is harder to admit to Wofford College than Mercer University.
  • Mercer University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Wofford College (1,258).
  • Both Mercer University and Wofford College have the same submitted ACT scores (30).
  • Mercer University has more students with 9,009 students while Wofford College has 1,765 students.
  • Mercer University has more full-time faculties with 437 faculties while Wofford College has 142 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Mercer University and Wofford College.
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Mercer Universityvs.Wofford College
Macon, GeorgiaLocationSpartanburg, South Carolina
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$29,324Tuition & Fees$49,550
91% ($24,149)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)96% ($34,643)
$24,149Average Amount of Financial Aid$34,643
73.26 %Acceptance Rates69.07 %
25.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)21.10 %
1,310SAT Score1,258
30ACT Score30
74 %Graduation Rate80 %
21 %Transfer-out Rate18 %
86 %Retention Rate88 %
9,009Student Population1,765
437Number of Faculties142
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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