Next list compare two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information in full comparison page.
  • Northwestern University is a Private (not-for-profit) and UIUC is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,691) than UIUC ($36,213).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UIUC.
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted SAT score (1,495) than UIUC (1,340).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (102) than UIUC (88).
  • UIUC has more students with 49,702 students while Northwestern University has 22,127 students.
  • UIUC has more full-time faculties with 2,292 faculties while Northwestern University has 2,282 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Northwestern University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Northwestern Universityvs.UIUC
Evanston, IllinoisLocationChampaign, Illinois
Private (not-for-profit), 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 (very high research activity)
$56,691Tuition & Fees
In-State$17,274
Out-Of-State$36,213
56% ($41,435)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)52% ($13,687)
$41,435Average Amount of Financial Aid$13,687
9.24 %Acceptance Rates61.53 %
55.29 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.36 %
1,495SAT Score1,340
102ACT Score88
94 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate93 %
22,127Student Population49,702
2,282Number of Faculties2,292
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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