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.
  • GMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,474) than URI ($32,578).
  • It is harder to admit to URI than GMU.
  • GMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,175) than URI (1,175).
  • GMU has higher submitted ACT score (26) than URI (26).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while URI has 17,649 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while URI has 772 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Rhode Island and George Mason University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
URIGMU
URIvs.GMU
Kingston, Rhode IslandLocationFairfax, 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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$15,004
Out-Of-State$32,578
Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,014
Out-Of-State$36,474
69% ($11,835)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($7,838)
$11,835Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,838
70.06 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
20.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,175SAT Score1,200
26ACT Score27
71 %Graduation Rate72 %
-Transfer-out Rate15 %
85 %Retention Rate86 %
17,649Student Population38,541
772Number of Faculties1,399
17 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 services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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