The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Saint Joseph's University is a Private (not-for-profit) and GMU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Saint Joseph's University has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,940) than GMU ($36,579).
  • It is harder to admit to Saint Joseph's University than GMU.
  • GMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,195) than Saint Joseph's University (1,195).
  • GMU has higher submitted ACT score (26) than Saint Joseph's University (26).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while Saint Joseph's University has 6,779 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Saint Joseph's University has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Saint Joseph's University and George Mason University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Saint Joseph's UniversityGMU
Saint Joseph's Universityvs.GMU
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLocationFairfax, Virginia
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$47,940Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,119
Out-Of-State$36,579
93% ($25,084)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($7,838)
$25,084Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,838
77.18 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
15.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,195SAT Score1,200
26ACT Score27
81 %Graduation Rate72 %
10 %Transfer-out Rate15 %
89 %Retention Rate86 %
6,779Student Population38,541
268Number of Faculties1,399
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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