The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UM-Ann Arbor is a Public and Northwestern University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,701) than UM-Ann Arbor ($52,266).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UM-Ann Arbor.
  • Northwestern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,435) than UM-Ann Arbor (1,435).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (33) than UM-Ann Arbor (33).
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more students with 46,716 students while Northwestern University has 22,127 students.
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more full-time faculties with 6,706 faculties while Northwestern University has 2,282 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Northwestern University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UM-Ann ArborNorthwestern University
UM-Ann Arborvs.Northwestern University
Ann Arbor, MichiganLocationEvanston, Illinois
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 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)
Tuition & Fees$58,701
51% ($19,728)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($41,435)
$19,728Average Amount of Financial Aid$41,435
26.50 %Acceptance Rates9.24 %
43.34 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)55.29 %
1,435SAT Score1,495
33ACT Score34
93 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate97 %
46,716Student Population22,127
6,706Number of Faculties2,282
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
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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