College Comparison: Kansas vs. Missouri

By Taylor CotterKansas vs. Mizzou Staff

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.

Besides one of the nation’s best basketball contentions, what else do these schools have to offer? Find out how Kansas vs Missouri compare off the court and read their college reviews:

University of Kansas:

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.

Learn more about what Kansas students have to say. Read University of Kansas reviews.

University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou):

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.


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