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  • 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 ($54,568) than UM-Ann Arbor ($49,350).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UM-Ann Arbor.
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted SAT score (1,420) than UM-Ann Arbor (1,420).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (96) than UM-Ann Arbor (96).
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more students with 46,002 students while Northwestern University has 22,008 students.
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more full-time faculties with 3,843 faculties while Northwestern University has 1,501 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Northwestern 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$54,568
15,229 (51.07%)Number Receiving Financial Aid4,830 (55.52%)
$19,728Average Amount of Financial Aid$41,435
26.50 %Acceptance Rates9.24 %
43.34 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)55.29 %
1,420SAT Score1,490
96ACT Score99
92 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate98 %
46,002Student Population22,008
3,843Number of Faculties1,501
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