The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Drake University is a Private (not-for-profit) and Missouri State University-Springfield is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Drake University has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,366) than Missouri State University-Springfield ($16,608).
  • It is harder to admit to Drake University than Missouri State University-Springfield.
  • Drake University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,235) than Missouri State University-Springfield (1,140).
  • Drake University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Missouri State University-Springfield (24).
  • Missouri State University-Springfield has more students with 23,697 students while Drake University has 4,869 students.
  • Missouri State University-Springfield has more full-time faculties with 759 faculties while Drake University has 309 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Drake University and Missouri State University-Springfield.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Drake UniversityMissouri State University-Springfield
Drake Universityvs.Missouri State University-Springfield
Des Moines, IowaLocationSpringfield, Missouri
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$44,366Tuition & Fees
In-State$7,938
Out-Of-State$16,608
96% ($21,286)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)53% ($5,650)
$21,286Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,650
68.80 %Acceptance Rates84.04 %
19.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)40.75 %
1,235SAT Score1,140
28ACT Score24
81 %Graduation Rate56 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate78 %
4,869Student Population23,697
309Number of Faculties759
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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