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.
  • UB has more expensive tuition & fees ($28,196) than WMU ($16,041).
  • It is harder to admit to UB than WMU.
  • UB has a higher submitted SAT score (1,250) than WMU (1,105).
  • UB has higher submitted ACT score (27) than WMU (23).
  • UB has more students with 31,503 students while WMU has 22,562 students.
  • UB has more full-time faculties with 1,636 faculties while WMU has 871 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University at Buffalo and Western Michigan University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Buffalo, New YorkLocationKalamazoo, Michigan
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 (high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
57% ($8,549)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($7,960)
$8,549Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,960
57.34 %Acceptance Rates82.32 %
26.22 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.07 %
1,250SAT Score1,105
27ACT Score23
75 %Graduation Rate57 %
17 %Transfer-out Rate26 %
87 %Retention Rate80 %
31,503Student Population22,562
1,636Number of Faculties871
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, 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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