The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Saint Louis University is a private (not-for-profit) and GMU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Saint Louis University has more expensive tuition & fees ($48,824) than GMU ($36,579).
  • It is harder to admit to Saint Louis University than GMU.
  • Saint Louis University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,325) than GMU (1,245).
  • Saint Louis University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than GMU (28).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while Saint Louis University has 12,229 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Saint Louis University has 1,246 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Saint Louis University and George Mason University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Saint Louis UniversityGMU
Saint Louis Universityvs.GMU
Saint Louis, MissouriLocationFairfax, Virginia
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
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$48,824Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,119
Out-Of-State$36,579
81% ($29,314)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($7,838)
$29,314Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,838
64.43 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
18.87 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,325SAT Score1,245
30ACT Score28
79 %Graduation Rate72 %
-Transfer-out Rate15 %
90 %Retention Rate86 %
12,229Student Population38,541
1,246Number of Faculties1,399
9 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
Remedial Service, 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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