The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UMass Amherst is a public and GWU is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • GWU has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,870) than UMass Amherst ($36,964).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than UMass Amherst.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,295) than UMass Amherst (1,295).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (30) than UMass Amherst (30).
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 31,642 students while GWU has 27,017 students.
  • UMass Amherst has more full-time faculties with 1,452 faculties while GWU has 1,255 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Massachusetts-Amherst and George Washington University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UMass AmherstGWU
UMass Amherstvs.GWU
Amherst, MassachusettsLocationWashington, District of Columbia
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$59,870
73% ($10,126)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($30,529)
$10,126Average Amount of Financial Aid$30,529
57.58 %Acceptance Rates40.98 %
19.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.60 %
1,295SAT Score1,360
30ACT Score32
83 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate88 %
31,642Student Population27,017
1,452Number of Faculties1,255
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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 services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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