The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Western Illinois University is a public and DU is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • DU has more expensive tuition & fees ($54,819) than Western Illinois University ($13,669).
  • It is harder to admit to DU than Western Illinois University.
  • DU has more students with 13,856 students while Western Illinois University has 7,490 students.
  • DU has more full-time faculties with 742 faculties while Western Illinois University has 441 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Western Illinois University and University of Denver.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Western Illinois UniversityDU
Western Illinois Universityvs.DU
Macomb, IllinoisLocationDenver, Colorado
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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$54,819
90% ($8,636)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)86% ($31,482)
$8,636Average Amount of Financial Aid$31,482
59.97 %Acceptance Rates58.05 %
20.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)13.02 %
-SAT Score1,295
-ACT Score29
46 %Graduation Rate75 %
35 %Transfer-out Rate-
77 %Retention Rate84 %
7,490Student Population13,856
441Number of Faculties742
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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