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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UMD has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,891) than UI ($31,569).
  • It is harder to admit to UMD than UI.
  • UMD has a higher submitted SAT score (1,375) than UI (1,210).
  • UMD has higher submitted ACT score (32) than UI (26).
  • UMD has more students with 40,709 students while UI has 30,318 students.
  • UI has more full-time faculties with 2,485 faculties while UMD has 1,849 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Maryland-College Park and University of Iowa.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UMDUI
UMDvs.UI
College Park, MarylandLocationIowa City, Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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$10,779
Out-Of-State$36,891
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,606
Out-Of-State$31,569
51% ($10,156)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)68% ($8,778)
$10,156Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,778
44.50 %Acceptance Rates86.04 %
27.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)21.07 %
1,375SAT Score1,210
32ACT Score26
87 %Graduation Rate72 %
8 %Transfer-out Rate20 %
95 %Retention Rate88 %
40,709Student Population30,318
1,849Number of Faculties2,485
17 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
Remedial Service, 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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