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.
  • West Virginia University has more expensive tuition & fees ($25,320) than ISU ($24,504).
  • It is harder to admit to West Virginia University than ISU.
  • ISU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,130) than West Virginia University (1,130).
  • ISU has higher submitted ACT score (24) than West Virginia University (24).
  • ISU has more students with 34,992 students while West Virginia University has 26,864 students.
  • ISU has more full-time faculties with 1,561 faculties while West Virginia University has 1,371 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - West Virginia University and Iowa State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
West Virginia UniversityISU
West Virginia Universityvs.ISU
Morgantown, West VirginiaLocationAmes, Iowa
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$8,976
Out-Of-State$25,320
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,316
Out-Of-State$24,504
69% ($10,067)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)71% ($7,538)
$10,067Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,538
71.90 %Acceptance Rates89.34 %
35.29 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)34.54 %
1,130SAT Score1,220
24ACT Score25
61 %Graduation Rate74 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate17 %
76 %Retention Rate87 %
26,864Student Population34,992
1,371Number of Faculties1,561
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
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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