The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • VU is a Private (not-for-profit) and ISU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • VU has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,286) than ISU ($20,570).
  • It is harder to admit to VU than ISU.
  • VU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,180) than ISU (1,015).
  • ISU has more students with 13,044 students while VU has 3,786 students.
  • ISU has more full-time faculties with 465 faculties while VU has 312 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Valparaiso University and Indiana State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
VUISU
VUvs.ISU
Valparaiso, IndianaLocationTerre Haute, Indiana
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$43,286Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,466
Out-Of-State$20,570
96% ($27,132)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)63% ($8,975)
$27,132Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,975
84.28 %Acceptance Rates84.51 %
12.04 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.14 %
1,180SAT Score1,015
26ACT Score-
71 %Graduation Rate41 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
80 %Retention Rate62 %
3,786Student Population13,044
312Number of Faculties465
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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