Selected Colleges Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between selected colleges. By school type, all 5 selected colleges are private. By school level, all 5 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Selected Colleges
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Marymount University Arlington, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Virginia Union University Richmond, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
Virginia Beach Theological Seminary Virginia Beach, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Master, Doctorate
Ascent College Hampton, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $19,997 for State residents and $21,719 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 90.89% and graduation rate is 53.00%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
Eastern Mennonite University $40,990 95.23% 55% 11:11,342
Marymount University $37,600 83.66% 62% 14:13,555
Virginia Union University $14,305 93.78% 42% 25:11,730
Virginia Beach Theological Seminary $8,400 - - 1:135
Ascent College $7,300 - - 6:168
Average$19,997 / $21,71990.89%53.00%11.40:11,346