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.
  • UB has more expensive tuition & fees ($28,196) than Northern Illinois University ($12,352).
  • It is harder to admit to Northern Illinois University than UB.
  • UB has a higher submitted SAT score (1,250) than Northern Illinois University (1,055).
  • UB has higher submitted ACT score (27) than Northern Illinois University (22).
  • UB has more students with 31,503 students while Northern Illinois University has 17,169 students.
  • UB has more full-time faculties with 1,636 faculties while Northern Illinois University has 830 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University at Buffalo and Northern Illinois University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UBNorthern Illinois University
UBvs.Northern Illinois University
Buffalo, New YorkLocationDekalb, 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 (high research activity)
In-State$10,526
Out-Of-State$28,196
Tuition & Fees
In-State$14,610
Out-Of-State$12,352
57% ($8,549)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($8,809)
$8,549Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,809
57.34 %Acceptance Rates53.32 %
26.22 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.73 %
1,250SAT Score1,055
27ACT Score22
75 %Graduation Rate49 %
17 %Transfer-out Rate-
87 %Retention Rate73 %
31,503Student Population17,169
1,636Number of Faculties830
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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, On-campus daycare

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