The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both schools are four-years, public schools.
  • WKU has more expensive tuition & fees ($27,000) than FIU ($18,963).
  • It is harder to admit to FIU than WKU.
  • FIU has more students with 56,664 students while WKU has 16,750 students.
  • WKU has a lower number of students per faculty with 18 to 1 while FIU's ratio is 24 to 1.
  • FIU has more full-time faculties with 1,401 faculties while WKU has 658 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Florida International University and Western Kentucky University.
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Miami, FloridaLocationBowling Green, Kentucky
Four-years, PublicSchool Typefour-years, Public
Doctor's degree - research / scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral / Research University
2023 Tuition & Fees
68%% Receiving Financial Aid82%
$7,106Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,973
64.01 %Acceptance Rates98.48 %
38.67 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.64 %
1,150SAT Score-
24ACT Score-
67 %Graduation Rate54 %
18 %Transfer-out Rate3 %
90 %Retention Rate73 %
56,664Student Population16,750
1,401Number of Faculties658
24 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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