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 Mercer University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • VMI has more expensive tuition & fees ($48,324) than Mercer University ($38,746).
  • It is harder to admit to VMI than Mercer University.
  • Mercer University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,190) than VMI (1,190).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (25) than VMI (25).
  • Mercer University has more students with 9,006 students while VMI has 1,698 students.
  • Mercer University has more full-time faculties with 437 faculties while VMI has 142 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Military Institute and Mercer University.
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VMIvs.Mercer University
Lexington, VirginiaLocationMacon, Georgia
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Bachelor's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
Tuition & Fees$38,746
85% ($12,299)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)93% ($23,635)
$12,299Average Amount of Financial Aid$23,635
53.14 %Acceptance Rates73.26 %
48.96 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)25.58 %
1,190SAT Score1,310
25ACT Score30
74 %Graduation Rate74 %
22 %Transfer-out Rate21 %
80 %Retention Rate87 %
1,698Student Population9,006
142Number of Faculties437
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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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