The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • URI 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 URI ($33,354).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than URI.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,190) than URI (1,190).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (28) than URI (28).
  • GWU has more students with 26,457 students while URI has 17,511 students.
  • GWU has more full-time faculties with 1,255 faculties while URI has 772 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Rhode Island and George Washington University.
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URIvs.GWU
Kingston, Rhode IslandLocationWashington, 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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$15,332
Out-Of-State$33,354
Tuition & Fees$57,984
81% ($12,192)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($29,357)
$12,192Average Amount of Financial Aid$29,357
70.06 %Acceptance Rates40.98 %
20.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.60 %
1,190SAT Score1,400
28ACT Score32
70 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
85 %Retention Rate91 %
17,511Student Population26,457
772Number of Faculties1,255
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 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

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