The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • VCU is a public and GWU is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • GWU has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,870) than VCU ($36,657).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than VCU.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,185) than VCU (1,185).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (25) than VCU (25).
  • VCU has more students with 29,070 students while GWU has 27,017 students.
  • VCU has more full-time faculties with 2,183 faculties while GWU has 1,255 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Commonwealth University and George Washington University.
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VCUvs.GWU
Richmond, VirginiaLocationWashington, 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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$15,319
Out-Of-State$36,657
Tuition & Fees$59,870
59% ($11,276)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($30,529)
$11,276Average Amount of Financial Aid$30,529
83.90 %Acceptance Rates40.98 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.60 %
1,185SAT Score1,400
25ACT Score32
68 %Graduation Rate84 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate-
83 %Retention Rate88 %
29,070Student Population27,017
2,183Number of Faculties1,255
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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