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 Texas Tech University ($23,870).
  • It is harder to admit to Texas Tech University than West Virginia University.
  • Texas Tech University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,130) than West Virginia University (1,130).
  • Texas Tech University has higher submitted ACT score (24) than West Virginia University (24).
  • Texas Tech University has more students with 38,209 students while West Virginia University has 26,864 students.
  • Texas Tech University has more full-time faculties with 1,606 faculties while West Virginia University has 1,371 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - West Virginia University and Texas Tech University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
West Virginia UniversityTexas Tech University
West Virginia Universityvs.Texas Tech University
Morgantown, West VirginiaLocationLubbock, Texas
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$11,600
Out-Of-State$23,870
69% ($10,067)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)55% ($7,182)
$10,067Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,182
71.90 %Acceptance Rates69.18 %
35.29 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)33.74 %
1,130SAT Score1,165
24ACT Score25
61 %Graduation Rate61 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate26 %
76 %Retention Rate85 %
26,864Student Population38,209
1,371Number of Faculties1,606
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 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

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