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.
  • Rutgers has more expensive tuition & fees ($33,005) than PU ($28,794).
  • It is harder to admit to PU than Rutgers.
  • Rutgers has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than PU (1,310).
  • Both PU and Rutgers have the same submitted ACT scores (30).
  • Rutgers has more students with 50,411 students while PU has 46,655 students.
  • Rutgers has more full-time faculties with 3,456 faculties while PU has 2,039 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Purdue University-Main Campus and Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
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West Lafayette, IndianaLocationNew Brunswick, New Jersey
four-years, publicSchool 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)
Tuition & Fees
49% ($9,996)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)63% ($10,510)
$9,996Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,510
57.47 %Acceptance Rates57.80 %
27.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)28.25 %
1,310SAT Score1,355
30ACT Score30
83 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate93 %
46,655Student Population50,411
2,039Number of Faculties3,456
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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