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  • VMI is a Public and Mercer University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • VMI has more expensive tuition & fees ($45,962) than Mercer University ($37,808).
  • It is harder to admit to VMI than Mercer University.
  • Mercer University has higher submitted SAT score (1,205) than VMI (1,205).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (75) than VMI (75).
  • Mercer University has more students with 8,740 students while VMI has 1,685 students.
  • Mercer University has more full-time faculties with 432 faculties while VMI has 143 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Military Institute and Mercer University.
VMIvs.Mercer University
Lexington, VirginiaLocationMacon, Georgia
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Bachelor's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
Tuition & Fees$37,808
71 (4.21%)Number Receiving Financial Aid91 (1.90%)
$14,188Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,228
53.14 %Acceptance Rates73.26 %
48.96 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)25.58 %
1,205SAT Score1,260
75ACT Score80
78 %Graduation Rate66 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate29 %
89 %Retention Rate89 %
1,685Student Population8,740
143Number of Faculties432
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, 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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