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.
  • K-State has more expensive tuition & fees ($26,316) than ISU ($24,504).
  • It is harder to admit to ISU than K-State.
  • ISU has more students with 31,822 students while K-State has 20,854 students.
  • ISU has more full-time faculties with 1,519 faculties while K-State has 996 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Kansas State University and Iowa State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
K-StateISU
K-Statevs.ISU
Manhattan, KansasLocationAmes, Iowa
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$10,440
Out-Of-State$26,316
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,316
Out-Of-State$24,504
67% ($6,885)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)97% ($6,497)
$6,885Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,497
94.12 %Acceptance Rates89.34 %
41.79 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)34.54 %
-SAT Score1,160
-ACT Score25
68 %Graduation Rate75 %
1 %Transfer-out Rate17 %
87 %Retention Rate89 %
20,854Student Population31,822
996Number of Faculties1,519
18 to 1Student 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, 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, On-campus daycare

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