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.
  • Western Illinois University has more expensive tuition & fees ($13,104) than USD ($12,807).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Illinois University than USD.
  • USD has a higher submitted SAT score (1,085) than Western Illinois University (1,050).
  • Both USD and Western Illinois University have the same submitted ACT scores (22).
  • USD has more students with 10,066 students while Western Illinois University has 8,502 students.
  • Western Illinois University has more full-time faculties with 527 faculties while USD has 445 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of South Dakota and Western Illinois University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
USDWestern Illinois University
USDvs.Western Illinois University
Vermillion, South DakotaLocationMacomb, Illinois
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$9,332
Out-Of-State$12,807
Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,104
Out-Of-State$13,104
53% ($5,302)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)81% ($8,617)
$5,302Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,617
86.91 %Acceptance Rates59.97 %
39.92 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.59 %
1,085SAT Score1,050
22ACT Score22
59 %Graduation Rate51 %
27 %Transfer-out Rate33 %
77 %Retention Rate65 %
10,066Student Population8,502
445Number of Faculties527
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

Related Articles and Ads