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 West Virginia University ($25,320).
  • It is harder to admit to West Virginia University than KU.
  • KU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,195) than West Virginia University (1,130).
  • KU has higher submitted ACT score (26) than West Virginia University (24).
  • KU has more students with 26,744 students while West Virginia University has 26,269 students.
  • KU has more full-time faculties with 2,383 faculties while West Virginia University has 1,348 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Kansas and West Virginia University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
KUWest Virginia University
KUvs.West Virginia University
Lawrence, KansasLocationMorgantown, West Virginia
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$11,166
Out-Of-State$28,034
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,976
Out-Of-State$25,320
66% ($9,825)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)71% ($9,852)
$9,825Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,852
93.38 %Acceptance Rates71.90 %
30.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.29 %
1,195SAT Score1,130
26ACT Score24
63 %Graduation Rate62 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate25 %
86 %Retention Rate82 %
26,744Student Population26,269
2,383Number of Faculties1,348
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 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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