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.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,630) than IU ($37,600).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Wisconsin-Madison than IU.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has a higher submitted SAT score (1,235) than IU (1,235).
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has higher submitted ACT score (28) than IU (28).
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has more students with 44,640 students while IU has 43,064 students.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has more full-time faculties with 3,724 faculties while IU has 2,081 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Indiana University-Bloomington and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
IUUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
IUvs.University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bloomington, IndianaLocationMadison, Wisconsin
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)
In-State$11,221
Out-Of-State$37,600
Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,742
Out-Of-State$38,630
71% ($10,780)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)42% ($11,609)
$10,780Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,609
76.01 %Acceptance Rates53.81 %
25.10 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)34.51 %
1,235SAT Score1,360
28ACT Score30
80 %Graduation Rate88 %
11 %Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate95 %
43,064Student Population44,640
2,081Number of Faculties3,724
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 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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