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 four-years, public schools.
  • WKU has more expensive tuition & fees ($27,000) than UNC Charlotte ($20,622).
  • It is harder to admit to UNC Charlotte than WKU.
  • UNC Charlotte has more students with 30,146 students while WKU has 17,517 students.
  • UNC Charlotte has more full-time faculties with 1,095 faculties while WKU has 658 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Western Kentucky University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UNC CharlotteWKU
UNC Charlottevs.WKU
Charlotte, North CarolinaLocationBowling Green, Kentucky
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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)
Tuition & Fees
51% ($7,347)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)81% ($7,166)
$7,347Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,166
65.84 %Acceptance Rates95.45 %
30.69 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)33.30 %
1,220SAT Score-
24ACT Score-
65 %Graduation Rate52 %
23 %Transfer-out Rate3 %
85 %Retention Rate77 %
30,146Student Population17,517
1,095Number of Faculties658
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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