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  • Northwestern University is a Private (not-for-profit) and UMD is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,691) than UMD ($36,891).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UMD.
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted SAT score (1,495) than UMD (1,375).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than UMD (32).
  • UMD has more students with 41,200 students while Northwestern University has 22,127 students.
  • Northwestern University has more full-time faculties with 2,282 faculties while UMD has 1,843 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Northwestern University and University of Maryland-College Park.
Northwestern Universityvs.UMD
Evanston, IllinoisLocationCollege Park, Maryland
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
56% ($41,435)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)51% ($9,348)
$41,435Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,348
9.24 %Acceptance Rates44.50 %
55.29 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.53 %
1,495SAT Score1,375
34ACT Score32
94 %Graduation Rate87 %
-Transfer-out Rate8 %
97 %Retention Rate95 %
22,127Student Population41,200
2,282Number of Faculties1,843
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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