The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • HBU is a private (not-for-profit) and Nicholls State is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • HBU has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,500) than Nicholls State ($9,039).
  • It is harder to admit to HBU than Nicholls State.
  • HBU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,145) than Nicholls State (1,133).
  • HBU has higher submitted ACT score (25) than Nicholls State (23).
  • Nicholls State has more students with 6,225 students while HBU has 4,120 students.
  • Nicholls State has more full-time faculties with 268 faculties while HBU has 131 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Houston Baptist University and Nicholls State University.
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HBUvs.Nicholls State
Houston, TexasLocationThibodaux, Louisiana
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
$35,500Tuition & Fees
In-State$7,946
Out-Of-State$9,039
91% ($22,352)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)88% ($7,028)
$22,352Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,028
69.01 %Acceptance Rates93.74 %
11.64 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)50.54 %
1,145SAT Score1,133
25ACT Score23
44 %Graduation Rate50 %
41 %Transfer-out Rate24 %
68 %Retention Rate70 %
4,120Student Population6,225
131Number of Faculties268
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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