The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • ISU is a Public and Baylor University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Baylor University has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,246) than ISU ($24,504).
  • It is harder to admit to Baylor University than ISU.
  • Baylor University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,220) than ISU (1,220).
  • Baylor University has higher submitted ACT score (25) than ISU (25).
  • ISU has more students with 34,992 students while Baylor University has 17,217 students.
  • ISU has more full-time faculties with 1,561 faculties while Baylor University has 1,106 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Iowa State University and Baylor University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
ISUBaylor University
ISUvs.Baylor University
Ames, IowaLocationWaco, Texas
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 (high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$49,246
71% ($7,538)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)91% ($22,356)
$7,538Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,356
89.34 %Acceptance Rates38.95 %
34.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.99 %
1,220SAT Score1,290
25ACT Score29
74 %Graduation Rate78 %
17 %Transfer-out Rate-
87 %Retention Rate89 %
34,992Student Population17,217
1,561Number of Faculties1,106
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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

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