By Taylor Cotter
As the college basketball season heats up, we wanted to take a closer look at some of the sport’s most competitive adversaries. University of Kansas and University of Missouri duke it out ever year in their “Border Showdown,” a sports rivalry with rich historial roots dating back to the 1850s.
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
In State Tuition: $7,167
Out of State Tuition: $18,150
SAT Scores: n/a
Acceptance Rate: 91%
Undergraduate Population: 20,343
Student-To-Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Student Body Make-up: Male 49%, Female 51%
The Good: Lawrence is a beautiful town and the campus is both picturesque and thriving.
The Bad: Campus is spread out and on the top of a hill, so it can take a while (and a workout) to get from class to class.
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Location: Columbia, Mo.
In State Tuition: $7,368
Out of State Tuition: $19,383
SAT Scores: Math 530, Verbal 540
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Undergraduate Population: 24,834
Student-To-Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Student Body Make-up: Male 47%, Female 53%
The Good: Mizzou has a thriving student life with more than 50 Greek groups and hundreds of other student organizations.
The Bad: Weather in Missouri can be unpredictable, extreme and dangerous.
Get the inside scoop from Mizzou students. Read University of Missouri reviews.