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 four-years, public schools.
  • UI has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,905) than PU ($28,794).
  • It is harder to admit to PU than UI.
  • PU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,240) than UI (1,240).
  • PU has higher submitted ACT score (26) than UI (26).
  • PU has more students with 46,655 students while UI has 30,318 students.
  • UI has more full-time faculties with 2,485 faculties while PU has 2,039 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Iowa and Purdue University-Main Campus.
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UIvs.PU
Iowa City, IowaLocationWest Lafayette, Indiana
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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$9,942
Out-Of-State$31,905
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,992
Out-Of-State$28,794
65% ($9,528)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)49% ($9,996)
$9,528Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,996
86.04 %Acceptance Rates57.47 %
21.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.25 %
1,240SAT Score1,310
26ACT Score30
74 %Graduation Rate83 %
18 %Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate93 %
30,318Student Population46,655
2,485Number of Faculties2,039
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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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