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.
  • KU has more expensive tuition & fees ($28,034) than K-State ($26,316).
  • It is harder to admit to KU than K-State.
  • KU has more students with 26,744 students while K-State has 20,854 students.
  • KU has more full-time faculties with 2,383 faculties while K-State has 996 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Kansas State University and University of Kansas.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
K-StateKU
K-Statevs.KU
Manhattan, KansasLocationLawrence, Kansas
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$11,166
Out-Of-State$28,034
67% ($6,885)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)66% ($9,825)
$6,885Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,825
94.12 %Acceptance Rates93.38 %
41.79 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.59 %
-SAT Score1,195
-ACT Score26
68 %Graduation Rate63 %
1 %Transfer-out Rate26 %
87 %Retention Rate86 %
20,854Student Population26,744
996Number of Faculties2,383
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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, On-campus daycare

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