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 four-years, public schools.
  • GMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,579) than URI ($33,354).
  • It is harder to admit to URI than GMU.
  • GMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,190) than URI (1,190).
  • Both URI and GMU have the same submitted ACT scores (28).
  • GMU has more students with 38,628 students while URI has 17,511 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.
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Kingston, Rhode IslandLocationFairfax, Virginia
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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)
Tuition & Fees
81% ($12,192)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($8,675)
$12,192Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,675
70.06 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
20.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,190SAT Score1,245
28ACT Score28
70 %Graduation Rate70 %
-Transfer-out Rate16 %
85 %Retention Rate84 %
17,511Student Population38,628
772Number of Faculties1,399
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 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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