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 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • VU has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,796) than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale ($15,416).
  • It is harder to admit to VU than Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has more students with 11,266 students while VU has 2,924 students.
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has a lower number of students per faculty with 10 to 1 while VU's ratio is 11 to 1.
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has more full-time faculties with 973 faculties while VU has 242 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Valparaiso University and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
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VUvs.Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Valparaiso, IndianaLocationCarbondale, Illinois
Four-years, Private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, Public
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research / scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral / Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$44,7962023 Tuition & Fees
98%% Receiving Financial Aid81%
$30,096Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,899
93.17 %Acceptance Rates95.15 %
10.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)21.39 %
-SAT Score1,045
-ACT Score24
74 %Graduation Rate45 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
81 %Retention Rate75 %
2,924Student Population11,266
242Number of Faculties973
11 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio10 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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