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.
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has more expensive tuition & fees ($24,539) than ISU ($24,504).
  • It is harder to admit to Oklahoma State University-Main Campus than ISU.
  • ISU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,220) than Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (1,170).
  • Both ISU and Oklahoma State University-Main Campus have the same submitted ACT scores (25).
  • ISU has more students with 34,992 students while Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has 24,690 students.
  • ISU has more full-time faculties with 1,561 faculties while Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has 1,230 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Iowa State University and Oklahoma State University-Main Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
ISUOklahoma State University-Main Campus
ISUvs.Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
Ames, IowaLocationStillwater, Oklahoma
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 (high research activity)
In-State$9,316
Out-Of-State$24,504
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,019
Out-Of-State$24,539
71% ($7,538)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)74% ($9,190)
$7,538Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,190
89.34 %Acceptance Rates74.28 %
34.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)41.67 %
1,220SAT Score1,170
25ACT Score25
74 %Graduation Rate65 %
17 %Transfer-out Rate14 %
87 %Retention Rate82 %
34,992Student Population24,690
1,561Number of Faculties1,230
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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