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 4 or more years schools.
  • GWU has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,640) than UMass Amherst ($36,427).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than UMass Amherst.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,290) than UMass Amherst (1,290).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (29) than UMass Amherst (29).
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 30,593 students while GWU has 28,172 students.
  • UMass Amherst has more full-time faculties with 1,417 faculties while GWU has 1,239 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
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
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$16,439
Out-Of-State$36,427
Tuition & Fees$58,640
73% ($9,757)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)66% ($28,405)
$9,757Average Amount of Financial Aid$28,405
57.58 %Acceptance Rates40.98 %
19.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.60 %
1,290SAT Score1,375
29ACT Score32
82 %Graduation Rate82 %
13 %Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate93 %
30,593Student Population28,172
1,417Number of Faculties1,239
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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