The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Samford University is a private (not-for-profit) and ETSU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Samford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,360) than ETSU ($12,740).
  • It is harder to admit to Samford University than ETSU.
  • Samford University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,195) than ETSU (1,055).
  • Samford University has higher submitted ACT score (26) than ETSU (23).
  • ETSU has more students with 13,713 students while Samford University has 5,729 students.
  • ETSU has more full-time faculties with 773 faculties while Samford University has 362 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Samford University and East Tennessee State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Samford UniversityETSU
Samford Universityvs.ETSU
Birmingham, AlabamaLocationJohnson City, 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
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$35,360Tuition & Fees
95% ($17,676)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)84% ($7,596)
$17,676Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,596
83.19 %Acceptance Rates85.47 %
27.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.36 %
1,195SAT Score1,055
26ACT Score23
77 %Graduation Rate50 %
-Transfer-out Rate24 %
87 %Retention Rate78 %
5,729Student Population13,713
362Number of Faculties773
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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