The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Northwestern University is a private (not-for-profit) and UMD is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,768) than UMD ($38,636).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UMD.
  • Northwestern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,520) than UMD (1,420).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than UMD (32).
  • UMD has more students with 40,709 students while Northwestern University has 22,603 students.
  • Northwestern University has more full-time faculties with 2,325 faculties while UMD has 1,849 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northwestern University and University of Maryland-College Park.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northwestern UniversityUMD
Northwestern Universityvs.UMD
Evanston, IllinoisLocationCollege Park, Maryland
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
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)
$60,768Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,955
Out-Of-State$38,636
59% ($46,822)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)51% ($10,156)
$46,822Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,156
9.24 %Acceptance Rates44.50 %
55.29 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.53 %
1,520SAT Score1,420
35ACT Score32
95 %Graduation Rate87 %
-Transfer-out Rate8 %
97 %Retention Rate95 %
22,603Student Population40,709
2,325Number of Faculties1,849
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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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