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?
IPFWUSD
IPFWvs.USD
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)
In-State$8,857
Out-Of-State$21,265
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,432
Out-Of-State$12,942
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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