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  • URI is a Public and GW is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • GW has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,230) than URI ($30,862).
  • It is harder to admit to GW than URI.
  • GW has higher submitted SAT score (1,155) than URI (1,155).
  • GW has higher submitted ACT score (72) than URI (72).
  • GW has more students with 27,973 students while URI has 18,089 students.
  • GW has more full-time faculties with 1,273 faculties while URI has 776 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Rhode Island and George Washington University.
Kingston, Rhode IslandLocationWashington, 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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$55,230
10,772 (71.30%)Number Receiving Financial Aid7,960 (66.34%)
$10,243Average Amount of Financial Aid$28,405
70.06 %Acceptance Rates40.98 %
20.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.60 %
1,155SAT Score1,370
72ACT Score92
66 %Graduation Rate81 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
85 %Retention Rate91 %
18,089Student Population27,973
776Number of Faculties1,273
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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