Baylor vs. K-State

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Baylor UniversityWaco, TX
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Kansas State UniversityManhattan, KS
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Private (not-for-profit), four-years
Research University (high research activity)
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered Degree1 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
expensive$50,232Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$10,420 Kansas Residents
$26,491 Out-of-State
expensive$37,674Graduate Tuitioncheaper$11,225 Kansas Residents
$23,949 Out-of-State
More$24,605Average Financial Aid AmountLess$6,885
1,255 SAT
29 ACT
Test Scores-
Tighter57%Acceptance RateEasier96%
(Enrollment Rate)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Smaller19,297Total EnrollmentLarger20,854
Smaller14,399Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger16,257
Larger4,898Graduate Student PopulationSmaller4,597
Smaller2,100Online Student PopulationLarger2,979
Completion & Outcomes
Higher79%Graduate RateLower68%
-Transfer-out Rate1%
Higher91%Retention RateLower87%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 5,370)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 5,626)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $5,675)Board/Meal Plan
Less Students per Faculty15 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty18 to 1
1,521Number of faculties1,149
Higher$94,822Average Faculty SalaryLower$86,475
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