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.
  • UIUC has more expensive tuition & fees ($32,600) than PU ($28,794).
  • It is harder to admit to PU than UIUC.
  • UIUC has a higher submitted SAT score (1,315) than PU (1,315).
  • Both PU and UIUC have the same submitted ACT scores (29).
  • UIUC has more students with 49,702 students while PU has 44,474 students.
  • UIUC has more full-time faculties with 2,292 faculties while PU has 2,006 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Purdue University-Main Campus and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
West Lafayette, IndianaLocationChampaign, Illinois
Public, 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)
Tuition & Fees
51% ($9,844)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)52% ($13,687)
$9,844Average Amount of Financial Aid$13,687
57.47 %Acceptance Rates61.53 %
27.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.36 %
1,315SAT Score1,340
29ACT Score29
82 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate93 %
44,474Student Population49,702
2,006Number of Faculties2,292
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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