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Northwestern vs. Nebraska-Lincoln

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Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL
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University of Nebraska-LincolnLincoln, NE
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Rankings*
Private (not-for-profit), four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
1-2 Years Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered DegreeAssociate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
expensive$60,768Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$9,872 Nebraska Residents
$27,002 Out-of-State
expensive$56,567Graduate Tuitioncheaper$7,751 Nebraska Residents
$19,541 Out-of-State
More$46,822Average Financial Aid AmountLess$10,272
Admission
Higher1,520 SAT
35 ACT
Test ScoresLower1,205 SAT
25 ACT
Tighter7%Acceptance RateEasier81%
Favorable63%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Lower33%
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
TOEFL
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
TOEFL
Advanced placement (AP) CreditsAccepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Enrollment
Smaller22,603Total EnrollmentLarger25,108
Smaller8,559Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger20,286
Larger14,044Graduate Student PopulationSmaller4,822
Smaller329Online Student PopulationLarger2,016
Completion & Outcomes
Higher95%Graduate RateLower66%
-Transfer-out Rate2%
Higher97%Retention RateLower85%
Special Learning Opportunity
ROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,977)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 6,923)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $6,526)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,450)
Faculties
Less Students per Faculty6 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty16 to 1
2,665Number of faculties1,602
Higher$157,615Average Faculty SalaryLower$99,600
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.