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 four-years, public schools.
  • NDSU has more expensive tuition & fees ($15,076) than Western Illinois University ($13,669).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Illinois University than NDSU.
  • NDSU has more students with 12,846 students while Western Illinois University has 7,490 students.
  • NDSU has more full-time faculties with 534 faculties while Western Illinois University has 441 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Western Illinois University and North Dakota State University-Main Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Western Illinois UniversityNDSU
Western Illinois Universityvs.NDSU
Macomb, IllinoisLocationFargo, North Dakota
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$13,104
Out-Of-State$13,669
Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,601
Out-Of-State$15,076
90% ($8,636)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($5,614)
$8,636Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,614
59.97 %Acceptance Rates91.59 %
20.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)44.75 %
-SAT Score1,205
-ACT Score23
46 %Graduation Rate62 %
35 %Transfer-out Rate24 %
77 %Retention Rate82 %
7,490Student Population12,846
441Number of Faculties534
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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, On-campus daycare

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