The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a Public and Drake University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Drake University has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,366) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale ($15,057).
  • It is harder to admit to Drake University than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
  • Drake University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,055) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (1,055).
  • Drake University has higher submitted ACT score (24) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (24).
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has more students with 11,366 students while Drake University has 4,774 students.
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has more full-time faculties with 973 faculties while Drake University has 300 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and Drake University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Southern Illinois University-CarbondaleDrake University
Southern Illinois University-Carbondalevs.Drake University
Carbondale, IllinoisLocationDes Moines, Iowa
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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$15,057
Out-Of-State$15,057
Tuition & Fees$44,366
78% ($11,779)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)97% ($25,777)
$11,779Average Amount of Financial Aid$25,777
76.01 %Acceptance Rates68.80 %
23.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)19.84 %
1,055SAT Score1,225
24ACT Score27
48 %Graduation Rate78 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
81 %Retention Rate86 %
11,366Student Population4,774
973Number of Faculties300
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, 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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