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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • IPFW has more expensive tuition & fees ($20,961) than Western Illinois University ($13,314).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Illinois University than IPFW.
  • IPFW has a higher submitted SAT score (1,050) than Western Illinois University (1,050).
  • Both Western Illinois University and IPFW have the same submitted ACT scores (22).
  • IPFW has more students with 10,139 students while Western Illinois University has 8,502 students.
  • Western Illinois University has more full-time faculties with 527 faculties while IPFW has 288 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Western Illinois University and Purdue University Fort Wayne.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Western Illinois UniversityIPFW
Western Illinois Universityvs.IPFW
Macomb, IllinoisLocationFort Wayne, Indiana
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$12,940
Out-Of-State$13,314
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,730
Out-Of-State$20,961
81% ($8,617)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)52% ($6,915)
$8,617Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,915
59.97 %Acceptance Rates94.41 %
20.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.58 %
1,050SAT Score1,080
22ACT Score22
51 %Graduation Rate40 %
33 %Transfer-out Rate-
65 %Retention Rate55 %
8,502Student Population10,139
527Number of Faculties288
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 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, Placement services

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