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.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,608) than UI ($31,905).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Wisconsin-Madison than UI.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has a higher submitted SAT score (1,240) than UI (1,240).
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has higher submitted ACT score (26) than UI (26).
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has more students with 44,640 students while UI has 30,318 students.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison has more full-time faculties with 3,724 faculties while UI has 2,485 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Iowa and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UIUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
UIvs.University of Wisconsin-Madison
Iowa City, IowaLocationMadison, Wisconsin
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$10,720
Out-Of-State$38,608
68% ($8,778)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)42% ($11,609)
$8,778Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,609
86.04 %Acceptance Rates53.81 %
21.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)34.51 %
1,240SAT Score1,410
26ACT Score29
72 %Graduation Rate88 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate95 %
30,318Student Population44,640
2,485Number of Faculties3,724
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 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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