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 UM-Ann Arbor is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,768) than UM-Ann Arbor ($53,232).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UM-Ann Arbor.
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more students with 47,907 students while Northwestern University has 22,603 students.
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more full-time faculties with 6,678 faculties while Northwestern University has 2,325 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northwestern University and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northwestern UniversityUM-Ann Arbor
Northwestern Universityvs.UM-Ann Arbor
Evanston, IllinoisLocationAnn Arbor, Michigan
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$16,178
Out-Of-State$53,232
59% ($46,822)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)53% ($22,021)
$46,822Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,021
9.24 %Acceptance Rates26.50 %
55.29 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.34 %
1,520SAT Score-
35ACT Score-
95 %Graduation Rate93 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate96 %
22,603Student Population47,907
2,325Number of Faculties6,678
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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