The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UMD is a public and Northwestern University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,768) than UMD ($38,636).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UMD.
  • Northwestern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,420) than UMD (1,420).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (32) than UMD (32).
  • UMD has more students with 40,709 students while Northwestern University has 22,603 students.
  • Northwestern University has more full-time faculties with 2,325 faculties while UMD has 1,849 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Maryland-College Park and Northwestern University.
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UMDvs.Northwestern University
College Park, MarylandLocationEvanston, Illinois
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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$10,955
Out-Of-State$38,636
Tuition & Fees$60,768
51% ($10,156)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($46,822)
$10,156Average Amount of Financial Aid$46,822
44.50 %Acceptance Rates9.24 %
27.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)55.29 %
1,420SAT Score1,520
32ACT Score35
88 %Graduation Rate95 %
8 %Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate97 %
40,709Student Population22,603
1,849Number of Faculties2,325
17 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
Remedial Service, 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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