Next list compare two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information in full comparison page.
  • IU is a Public and Northwestern University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,691) than IU ($36,512).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than IU.
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than IU (1,255).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (83) than IU (83).
  • IU has more students with 43,503 students while Northwestern University has 22,127 students.
  • Northwestern University has more full-time faculties with 2,282 faculties while IU has 2,090 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Indiana University-Bloomington and Northwestern University.
IUvs.Northwestern University
Bloomington, IndianaLocationEvanston, Illinois
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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$56,691
64% ($10,960)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($41,435)
$10,960Average Amount of Financial Aid$41,435
76.01 %Acceptance Rates9.24 %
25.10 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)55.29 %
1,255SAT Score1,495
83ACT Score102
78 %Graduation Rate95 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate97 %
43,503Student Population22,127
2,090Number of Faculties2,282
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, 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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