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  • NMSU is a Public and Seattle University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Seattle University has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,610) than NMSU ($21,770).
  • It is harder to admit to NMSU than Seattle University.
  • Seattle University has higher submitted SAT score (1,050) than NMSU (1,050).
  • Seattle University has higher submitted ACT score (60) than NMSU (60).
  • NMSU has more students with 14,432 students while Seattle University has 7,278 students.
  • NMSU has more full-time faculties with 808 faculties while Seattle University has 520 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - New Mexico State University-Main Campus and Seattle University.
NMSUvs.Seattle University
Las Cruces, New MexicoLocationSeattle, Washington
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$6,686
Out-Of-State$21,770
Tuition & Fees$44,610
8,842 (75.49%)Number Receiving Financial Aid4,070 (89.25%)
$10,038Average Amount of Financial Aid$23,558
63.84 %Acceptance Rates73.80 %
39.04 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)15.12 %
1,050SAT Score1,225
60ACT Score81
46 %Graduation Rate75 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
74 %Retention Rate84 %
14,432Student Population7,278
808Number of Faculties520
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services