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 four-years schools.
  • Furman University has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,372) than VMI ($48,324).
  • It is harder to admit to VMI than Furman University.
  • Furman University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,190) than VMI (1,190).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (25) than VMI (25).
  • Furman University has more students with 2,567 students while VMI has 1,698 students.
  • Furman University has more full-time faculties with 260 faculties while VMI has 142 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
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Bachelor's degreeHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Tuition & Fees$53,372
85% ($12,299)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)94% ($33,297)
$12,299Average Amount of Financial Aid$33,297
53.14 %Acceptance Rates61.18 %
48.96 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.94 %
1,190SAT Score1,331
25ACT Score31
85 %Graduation Rate81 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate17 %
80 %Retention Rate81 %
1,698Student Population2,567
142Number of Faculties260
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 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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