The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UD has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,880) than JMU ($29,564).
  • It is harder to admit to UD than JMU.
  • UD has a higher submitted SAT score (1,240) than JMU (1,200).
  • UD has higher submitted ACT score (28) than JMU (26).
  • UD has more students with 23,613 students while JMU has 21,594 students.
  • UD has more full-time faculties with 1,263 faculties while JMU has 1,060 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Delaware and James Madison University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Newark, DelawareLocationHarrisonburg, Virginia
Public, 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
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
64% ($11,188)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)35% ($8,202)
$11,188Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,202
62.89 %Acceptance Rates75.20 %
26.72 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.43 %
1,240SAT Score1,200
28ACT Score26
82 %Graduation Rate82 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate89 %
23,613Student Population21,594
1,263Number of Faculties1,060
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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

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