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 higher submitted ACT score (26) than West Virginia University (24).
  • KU has more students with 27,690 students while West Virginia University has 26,864 students.
  • KU has more full-time faculties with 2,381 faculties while West Virginia University has 1,371 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
62% ($8,671)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)69% ($10,067)
$8,671Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,067
93.38 %Acceptance Rates71.90 %
30.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.29 %
-SAT Score1,130
26ACT Score24
67 %Graduation Rate61 %
25 %Transfer-out Rate26 %
84 %Retention Rate76 %
27,690Student Population26,864
2,381Number of Faculties1,371
17 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
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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