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.
  • UMTC has more expensive tuition & fees ($33,818) than UI ($31,905).
  • It is harder to admit to UMTC than UI.
  • UMTC has a higher submitted SAT score (1,240) than UI (1,240).
  • UMTC has higher submitted ACT score (26) than UI (26).
  • UMTC has more students with 52,017 students while UI has 30,318 students.
  • UMTC has more full-time faculties with 3,639 faculties while UI has 2,485 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Iowa and University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UIUMTC
UIvs.UMTC
Iowa City, IowaLocationMinneapolis, Minnesota
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$15,254
Out-Of-State$33,818
68% ($8,778)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($9,528)
$8,778Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,528
86.04 %Acceptance Rates49.59 %
21.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)28.57 %
1,240SAT Score1,400
26ACT Score30
72 %Graduation Rate84 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate10 %
88 %Retention Rate93 %
30,318Student Population52,017
2,485Number of Faculties3,639
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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