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.
  • GMU has more students with 38,628 students while UR has 3,890 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.
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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
63% ($41,240)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($8,675)
$41,240Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,675
32.97 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
24.27 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
-SAT Score1,245
-ACT Score28
89 %Graduation Rate70 %
-Transfer-out Rate16 %
92 %Retention Rate84 %
3,890Student Population38,628
427Number of Faculties1,399
8 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 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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