The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • St. Bona is a private (not-for-profit) and GMU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • St. Bona has more expensive tuition & fees ($37,640) than GMU ($36,579).
  • It is harder to admit to St. Bona than GMU.
  • GMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,170) than St. Bona (1,170).
  • GMU has higher submitted ACT score (24) than St. Bona (24).
  • GMU has more students with 38,628 students while St. Bona has 2,594 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while St. Bona has 149 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - St Bonaventure University and George Mason University.
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St. Bonavs.GMU
Saint Bonaventure, New YorkLocationFairfax, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$37,640Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,119
Out-Of-State$36,579
97% ($21,762)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($8,675)
$21,762Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,675
70.53 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
20.85 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,170SAT Score1,245
24ACT Score28
71 %Graduation Rate70 %
27 %Transfer-out Rate16 %
73 %Retention Rate84 %
2,594Student Population38,628
149Number of Faculties1,399
11 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, 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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