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 (24) 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 - West Virginia University and University of Kansas.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
West Virginia UniversityKU
West Virginia Universityvs.KU
Morgantown, West VirginiaLocationLawrence, Kansas
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$11,166
Out-Of-State$28,034
69% ($10,067)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)62% ($8,671)
$10,067Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,671
71.90 %Acceptance Rates93.38 %
35.29 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.59 %
1,130SAT Score-
24ACT Score26
61 %Graduation Rate67 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate25 %
76 %Retention Rate84 %
26,864Student Population27,690
1,371Number of Faculties2,381
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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