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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • IU has more expensive tuition & fees ($37,600) than PU ($28,794).
  • It is harder to admit to PU than IU.
  • PU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than IU (1,255).
  • PU has higher submitted ACT score (28) than IU (28).
  • PU has more students with 44,474 students while IU has 43,503 students.
  • IU has more full-time faculties with 2,090 faculties while PU has 2,006 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Indiana University-Bloomington and Purdue University-Main Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Bloomington, IndianaLocationWest Lafayette, Indiana
Public, 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
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
64% ($10,960)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)51% ($9,844)
$10,960Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,844
76.01 %Acceptance Rates57.47 %
25.10 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.25 %
1,255SAT Score1,315
28ACT Score29
79 %Graduation Rate82 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate92 %
43,503Student Population44,474
2,090Number of Faculties2,006
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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, On-campus daycare

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