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 four-years schools.
  • Northwestern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,768) than UM-Ann Arbor ($53,232).
  • It is harder to admit to Northwestern University than UM-Ann Arbor.
  • Northwestern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,430) than UM-Ann Arbor (1,430).
  • Northwestern University has higher submitted ACT score (33) than UM-Ann Arbor (33).
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more students with 47,907 students while Northwestern University has 22,603 students.
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more full-time faculties with 6,678 faculties while Northwestern University has 2,325 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
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)
Tuition & Fees$60,768
53% ($22,021)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($46,822)
$22,021Average Amount of Financial Aid$46,822
26.50 %Acceptance Rates9.24 %
43.34 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)55.29 %
1,430SAT Score1,520
33ACT Score35
93 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
96 %Retention Rate97 %
47,907Student Population22,603
6,678Number of Faculties2,325
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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