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 four-years, public schools.
  • IPFW has more expensive tuition & fees ($21,265) than USD ($12,942).
  • It is harder to admit to USD than IPFW.
  • USD has a higher submitted SAT score (1,105) than IPFW (1,105).
  • IPFW has higher submitted ACT score (23) than USD (22).
  • USD has more students with 9,459 students while IPFW has 8,093 students.
  • USD has more full-time faculties with 433 faculties while IPFW has 329 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?
Fort Wayne, IndianaLocationVermillion, South Dakota
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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)
Tuition & Fees
60% ($6,468)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)60% ($5,495)
$6,468Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,495
94.41 %Acceptance Rates86.91 %
37.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.92 %
1,105SAT Score1,170
23ACT Score22
40 %Graduation Rate60 %
-Transfer-out Rate1 %
65 %Retention Rate81 %
8,093Student Population9,459
329Number of Faculties433
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 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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