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 4 or more years schools.
  • UR has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,860) than GMU ($36,474).
  • It is harder to admit to UR than GMU.
  • UR has a higher submitted SAT score (1,375) than GMU (1,215).
  • UR has higher submitted ACT score (32) than GMU (27).
  • GMU has more students with 37,316 students while UR has 4,002 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,345 faculties while UR has 409 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?
URGMU
URvs.GMU
University of Richmond, VirginiaLocationFairfax, Virginia
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$56,860Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,014
Out-Of-State$36,474
72% ($34,644)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($7,175)
$34,644Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,175
32.97 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
24.27 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,375SAT Score1,215
32ACT Score27
89 %Graduation Rate71 %
-Transfer-out Rate16 %
93 %Retention Rate87 %
4,002Student Population37,316
409Number of Faculties1,345
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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