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 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Drake University has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,366) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale ($15,057).
  • It is harder to admit to Drake University than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
  • Drake University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,235) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (1,140).
  • Drake University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (25).
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has more students with 12,817 students while Drake University has 4,869 students.
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has more full-time faculties with 921 faculties while Drake University has 309 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Drake University and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Drake UniversitySouthern Illinois University-Carbondale
Drake Universityvs.Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Des Moines, IowaLocationCarbondale, Illinois
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 - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$44,366Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,057
Out-Of-State$15,057
96% ($21,286)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)77% ($10,742)
$21,286Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,742
68.80 %Acceptance Rates76.01 %
19.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.05 %
1,235SAT Score1,140
28ACT Score25
81 %Graduation Rate48 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate72 %
4,869Student Population12,817
309Number of Faculties921
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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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