The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Illinois State is a Public and Drake University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Drake University has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,366) than Illinois State ($22,278).
  • It is harder to admit to Drake University than Illinois State.
  • Drake University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,120) than Illinois State (1,120).
  • Drake University has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Illinois State (23).
  • Illinois State has more students with 20,635 students while Drake University has 4,869 students.
  • Illinois State has more full-time faculties with 889 faculties while Drake University has 309 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Illinois State University and Drake University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Illinois StateDrake University
Illinois Statevs.Drake University
Normal, IllinoisLocationDes Moines, Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$13,115
Out-Of-State$22,278
Tuition & Fees$44,366
57% ($9,307)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)96% ($21,286)
$9,307Average Amount of Financial Aid$21,286
89.13 %Acceptance Rates68.80 %
32.44 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)19.84 %
1,120SAT Score1,235
23ACT Score28
70 %Graduation Rate81 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
79 %Retention Rate89 %
20,635Student Population4,869
889Number of Faculties309
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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