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.
  • Ohio University-Main Campus has more expensive tuition & fees ($22,406) than Northern Illinois University ($12,352).
  • It is harder to admit to Northern Illinois University than Ohio University-Main Campus.
  • Ohio University-Main Campus has a higher submitted SAT score (1,055) than Northern Illinois University (1,055).
  • Ohio University-Main Campus has higher submitted ACT score (22) than Northern Illinois University (22).
  • Ohio University-Main Campus has more students with 28,480 students while Northern Illinois University has 17,169 students.
  • Ohio University-Main Campus has more full-time faculties with 1,063 faculties while Northern Illinois University has 830 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northern Illinois University and Ohio University-Main Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northern Illinois UniversityOhio University-Main Campus
Northern Illinois Universityvs.Ohio University-Main Campus
Dekalb, IllinoisLocationAthens, 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$12,612
Out-Of-State$22,406
72% ($8,809)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)60% ($6,186)
$8,809Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,186
53.32 %Acceptance Rates73.93 %
23.73 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.85 %
1,055SAT Score1,155
22ACT Score24
49 %Graduation Rate65 %
-Transfer-out Rate24 %
73 %Retention Rate81 %
17,169Student Population28,480
830Number of Faculties1,063
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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

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