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.
  • Kent State University at Kent has more expensive tuition & fees ($19,885) than Northern Illinois University ($12,352).
  • It is harder to admit to Northern Illinois University than Kent State University at Kent.
  • Kent State University at Kent has a higher submitted SAT score (1,135) than Northern Illinois University (1,055).
  • Kent State University at Kent has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Northern Illinois University (22).
  • Kent State University at Kent has more students with 28,122 students while Northern Illinois University has 17,169 students.
  • Kent State University at Kent has more full-time faculties with 987 faculties while Northern Illinois University has 830 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Kent State University at Kent and Northern Illinois University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Kent State University at KentNorthern Illinois University
Kent State University at Kentvs.Northern Illinois University
Kent, OhioLocationDekalb, Illinois
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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$11,009
Out-Of-State$19,885
Tuition & Fees
In-State$14,610
Out-Of-State$12,352
70% ($7,110)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($8,809)
$7,110Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,809
87.51 %Acceptance Rates53.32 %
31.56 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.73 %
1,135SAT Score1,055
23ACT Score22
62 %Graduation Rate49 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate-
81 %Retention Rate73 %
28,122Student Population17,169
987Number of Faculties830
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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, On-campus daycare

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