The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Drake University has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,366) than VU ($43,286).
  • It is harder to admit to Drake University than VU.
  • Drake University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,235) than VU (1,180).
  • Drake University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than VU (26).
  • Drake University has more students with 4,869 students while VU has 3,786 students.
  • VU has more full-time faculties with 312 faculties while Drake University has 309 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Drake University and Valparaiso University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Drake UniversityVU
Drake Universityvs.VU
Des Moines, IowaLocationValparaiso, Indiana
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 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$43,286
96% ($21,286)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)96% ($27,132)
$21,286Average Amount of Financial Aid$27,132
68.80 %Acceptance Rates84.28 %
19.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)12.04 %
1,235SAT Score1,180
28ACT Score26
81 %Graduation Rate71 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate80 %
4,869Student Population3,786
309Number of Faculties312
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 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

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