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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Drake University has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,742) than VU ($44,796).
  • It is harder to admit to Drake University than VU.
  • Drake University has more students with 4,875 students while VU has 2,924 students.
  • Drake University has more full-time faculties with 300 faculties while VU has 242 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Drake University and Valparaiso University.
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Drake Universityvs.VU
Des Moines, IowaLocationValparaiso, Indiana
Four-years, Private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research / scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Doctoral / Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationDoctoral / Research University
$47,7422023 Tuition & Fees$44,796
97%% Receiving Financial Aid98%
$28,167Average Amount of Financial Aid$30,096
69.07 %Acceptance Rates93.17 %
13.85 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)10.58 %
1,300SAT Score-
28ACT Score-
78 %Graduation Rate74 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
84 %Retention Rate81 %
4,875Student Population2,924
300Number of Faculties242
11 to 1Students 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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