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 UNI is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • VU has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,286) than UNI ($21,222).
  • It is harder to admit to UNI than VU.
  • VU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,180) than UNI (1,111).
  • VU has higher submitted ACT score (26) than UNI (23).
  • UNI has more students with 11,187 students while VU has 3,786 students.
  • UNI has more full-time faculties with 496 faculties while VU has 312 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Valparaiso University and University of Northern Iowa.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
VUUNI
VUvs.UNI
Valparaiso, IndianaLocationCedar Falls, Iowa
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - other
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$43,286Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,938
Out-Of-State$21,222
96% ($27,132)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($5,591)
$27,132Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,591
84.28 %Acceptance Rates80.83 %
12.04 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)41.30 %
1,180SAT Score1,111
26ACT Score23
71 %Graduation Rate67 %
-Transfer-out Rate23 %
80 %Retention Rate84 %
3,786Student Population11,187
312Number of Faculties496
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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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