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 ($57,984) than UMass Amherst ($36,964).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than UMass Amherst.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,355) than UMass Amherst (1,355).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (31) than UMass Amherst (31).
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 32,045 students while GWU has 26,457 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.
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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$57,984
80% ($9,734)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($29,357)
$9,734Average Amount of Financial Aid$29,357
57.58 %Acceptance Rates40.98 %
19.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.60 %
1,355SAT Score1,400
31ACT Score32
84 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate91 %
32,045Student Population26,457
1,452Number of Faculties1,255
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 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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