The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • VMI is a Public and Furman University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Furman University has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,092) than VMI ($47,220).
  • It is harder to admit to VMI than Furman University.
  • Furman University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,180) than VMI (1,180).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (25) than VMI (25).
  • Furman University has more students with 2,947 students while VMI has 1,685 students.
  • Furman University has more full-time faculties with 272 faculties while VMI has 143 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Military Institute and Furman University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
VMIFurman University
VMIvs.Furman University
Lexington, VirginiaLocationGreenville, South Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Bachelor's degreeHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Tuition & Fees$52,092
71% ($14,188)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)96% ($32,813)
$14,188Average Amount of Financial Aid$32,813
53.14 %Acceptance Rates61.18 %
48.96 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.94 %
1,180SAT Score1,330
25ACT Score30
79 %Graduation Rate83 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate15 %
89 %Retention Rate88 %
1,685Student Population2,947
143Number of Faculties272
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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