The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UTC is a Public and Mercer University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Mercer University has more expensive tuition & fees ($28,995) than UTC ($25,774).
  • It is harder to admit to Mercer University than UTC.
  • Mercer University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,110) than UTC (1,110).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (24) than UTC (24).
  • UTC has more students with 11,728 students while Mercer University has 9,006 students.
  • UTC has more full-time faculties with 498 faculties while Mercer University has 437 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga and Mercer University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UTCMercer University
UTCvs.Mercer University
Chattanooga, TennesseeLocationMacon, Georgia
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 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
In-State$9,656
Out-Of-State$25,774
Tuition & Fees$28,995
75% ($8,753)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)93% ($23,635)
$8,753Average Amount of Financial Aid$23,635
82.79 %Acceptance Rates73.26 %
35.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)25.58 %
1,110SAT Score1,260
24ACT Score28
50 %Graduation Rate73 %
-Transfer-out Rate21 %
77 %Retention Rate87 %
11,728Student Population9,006
498Number of Faculties437
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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