The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UR is a private (not-for-profit) and GMU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • UR has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,570) than GMU ($36,579).
  • It is harder to admit to UR than GMU.
  • UR has a higher submitted SAT score (1,370) than GMU (1,245).
  • UR has higher submitted ACT score (32) than GMU (28).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while UR has 4,056 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while UR has 427 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Richmond and George Mason University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
University of Richmond, VirginiaLocationFairfax, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$58,570Tuition & Fees
72% ($36,824)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($7,838)
$36,824Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,838
32.97 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
24.27 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,370SAT Score1,245
32ACT Score28
88 %Graduation Rate72 %
9 %Transfer-out Rate15 %
93 %Retention Rate86 %
4,056Student Population38,541
427Number of Faculties1,399
8 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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