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 4 or more years schools.
  • Samford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($34,198) than ETSU ($27,406).
  • It is harder to admit to Samford University than ETSU.
  • Samford University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,160) than ETSU (1,075).
  • Samford University has higher submitted ACT score (26) than ETSU (24).
  • ETSU has more students with 14,317 students while Samford University has 5,619 students.
  • ETSU has more full-time faculties with 767 faculties while Samford University has 361 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
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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
$34,198Tuition & Fees
92% ($15,760)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)78% ($9,859)
$15,760Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,859
83.19 %Acceptance Rates85.47 %
27.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.36 %
1,160SAT Score1,075
26ACT Score24
76 %Graduation Rate50 %
-Transfer-out Rate23 %
90 %Retention Rate73 %
5,619Student Population14,317
361Number of Faculties767
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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