Next list compare two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information in full comparison page.
  • UI 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 ($56,691) than UI ($31,569).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UI.
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted SAT score (1,235) than UI (1,235).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (76) than UI (76).
  • UI has more students with 31,656 students while Northwestern University has 22,127 students.
  • UI has more full-time faculties with 2,437 faculties while Northwestern University has 2,282 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Iowa and Northwestern University.
UIvs.Northwestern University
Iowa City, IowaLocationEvanston, 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)
In-State$9,606
Out-Of-State$31,569
Tuition & Fees$56,691
67 (0.28%)Number Receiving Financial Aid56 (0.65%)
$8,385Average Amount of Financial Aid$41,435
86.04 %Acceptance Rates9.24 %
21.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)55.29 %
1,235SAT Score1,495
76ACT Score102
73 %Graduation Rate95 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate-
86 %Retention Rate97 %
31,656Student Population22,127
2,437Number of Faculties2,282
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
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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