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.
  • WKU has more expensive tuition & fees ($26,496) than UTEP ($24,316).
  • It is harder to admit to WKU than UTEP.
  • WKU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,035) than UTEP (1,035).
  • UTEP has more students with 25,151 students while WKU has 19,456 students.
  • UTEP has more full-time faculties with 780 faculties while WKU has 708 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Texas at El Paso and Western Kentucky University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UTEPWKU
UTEPvs.WKU
El Paso, TexasLocationBowling Green, Kentucky
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$9,250
Out-Of-State$24,316
Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,802
Out-Of-State$26,496
66% ($6,970)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)78% ($6,683)
$6,970Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,683
100.00 %Acceptance Rates95.45 %
38.19 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)33.30 %
1,035SAT Score1,105
-ACT Score23
37 %Graduation Rate48 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate25 %
73 %Retention Rate71 %
25,151Student Population19,456
780Number of Faculties708
20 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, 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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