The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • IPFW has more expensive tuition & fees ($20,961) than USD ($12,807).
  • It is harder to admit to USD than IPFW.
  • USD has a higher submitted SAT score (1,080) than IPFW (1,080).
  • Both IPFW and USD have the same submitted ACT scores (22).
  • IPFW has more students with 10,139 students while USD has 10,066 students.
  • USD has more full-time faculties with 445 faculties while IPFW has 288 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Purdue University Fort Wayne and University of South Dakota.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
IPFWUSD
IPFWvs.USD
Fort Wayne, IndianaLocationVermillion, South Dakota
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$8,730
Out-Of-State$20,961
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,332
Out-Of-State$12,807
52% ($6,915)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)53% ($5,302)
$6,915Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,302
94.41 %Acceptance Rates86.91 %
37.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.92 %
1,080SAT Score1,085
22ACT Score22
40 %Graduation Rate59 %
-Transfer-out Rate27 %
55 %Retention Rate77 %
10,139Student Population10,066
288Number of Faculties445
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, 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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