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  • Northwestern University is a Private (not-for-profit) and UM-Ann Arbor is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,691) than UM-Ann Arbor ($51,200).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UM-Ann Arbor.
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted SAT score (1,490) than UM-Ann Arbor (1,420).
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more students with 46,716 students while Northwestern University has 22,127 students.
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more full-time faculties with 6,706 faculties while Northwestern University has 2,282 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Northwestern University and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
Northwestern Universityvs.UM-Ann Arbor
Evanston, IllinoisLocationAnn Arbor, Michigan
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 (0.65%)Number Receiving Financial Aid51 (0.17%)
$41,435Average Amount of Financial Aid$19,728
9.24 %Acceptance Rates26.50 %
55.29 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.34 %
1,490SAT Score1,420
-ACT Score95
95 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate97 %
22,127Student Population46,716
2,282Number of Faculties6,706
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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