The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both schools are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Drake University has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,742) than VU ($44,796).
  • It is harder to admit to Drake University than VU.
  • Drake University has more students with 4,875 students while VU has 2,924 students.
  • Drake University has more full-time faculties with 300 faculties while VU has 242 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Valparaiso University and Drake University.
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VUvs.Drake University
Valparaiso, IndianaLocationDes Moines, Iowa
Four-years, Private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research / scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral / Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationDoctoral / Research University
$44,7962023 Tuition & Fees$47,742
98%% Receiving Financial Aid97%
$30,096Average Amount of Financial Aid$28,167
93.17 %Acceptance Rates69.07 %
10.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)13.85 %
-SAT Score1,300
-ACT Score28
74 %Graduation Rate78 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
81 %Retention Rate84 %
2,924Student Population4,875
242Number of Faculties300
11 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio11 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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