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.
  • UMTC has more expensive tuition & fees ($33,325) than PU ($28,794).
  • It is harder to admit to UMTC than PU.
  • UMTC has a higher submitted SAT score (1,350) than PU (1,295).
  • PU has higher submitted ACT score (28) than UMTC (28).
  • UMTC has more students with 52,017 students while PU has 46,655 students.
  • UMTC has more full-time faculties with 3,639 faculties while PU has 2,039 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Purdue University-Main Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Minneapolis, MinnesotaLocationWest Lafayette, Indiana
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)
Tuition & Fees
56% ($9,528)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($10,213)
$9,528Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,213
49.59 %Acceptance Rates57.47 %
28.57 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.25 %
1,350SAT Score1,295
28ACT Score29
84 %Graduation Rate83 %
10 %Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate93 %
52,017Student Population46,655
3,639Number of Faculties2,039
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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