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 (1,055) than Northern Illinois University (1,055).
  • Kent State University at Kent has higher submitted ACT score (22) 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 - Northern Illinois University and Kent State University at Kent.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northern Illinois UniversityKent State University at Kent
Northern Illinois Universityvs.Kent State University at Kent
Dekalb, IllinoisLocationKent, Ohio
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$14,610
Out-Of-State$12,352
Tuition & Fees
In-State$11,009
Out-Of-State$19,885
72% ($8,809)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)70% ($7,110)
$8,809Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,110
53.32 %Acceptance Rates87.51 %
23.73 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.56 %
1,055SAT Score1,135
22ACT Score23
49 %Graduation Rate62 %
-Transfer-out Rate4 %
73 %Retention Rate81 %
17,169Student Population28,122
830Number of Faculties987
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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