The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Rutgers is a Public and Northwestern University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,768) than Rutgers ($33,005).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than Rutgers.
  • Northwestern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,295) than Rutgers (1,295).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Rutgers (29).
  • Rutgers has more students with 50,411 students while Northwestern University has 22,603 students.
  • Rutgers has more full-time faculties with 3,456 faculties while Northwestern University has 2,325 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Northwestern University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
RutgersNorthwestern University
Rutgersvs.Northwestern University
New Brunswick, New JerseyLocationEvanston, Illinois
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 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$60,768
52% ($12,526)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($46,822)
$12,526Average Amount of Financial Aid$46,822
57.80 %Acceptance Rates9.24 %
28.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)55.29 %
1,295SAT Score1,490
29ACT Score34
84 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate97 %
50,411Student Population22,603
3,456Number of Faculties2,325
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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