The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Nicholls State is a Public and HBU is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • HBU has more expensive tuition & fees ($34,500) than Nicholls State ($9,039).
  • It is harder to admit to HBU than Nicholls State.
  • HBU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,086) than Nicholls State (1,086).
  • Nicholls State has higher submitted ACT score (23) than HBU (22).
  • Nicholls State has more students with 6,453 students while HBU has 3,432 students.
  • Nicholls State has more full-time faculties with 258 faculties while HBU has 154 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Nicholls State University and Houston Baptist University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Nicholls StateHBU
Nicholls Statevs.HBU
Thibodaux, LouisianaLocationHouston, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
In-State$7,946
Out-Of-State$9,039
Tuition & Fees$34,500
75% ($6,829)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)91% ($20,089)
$6,829Average Amount of Financial Aid$20,089
93.74 %Acceptance Rates69.01 %
50.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)11.64 %
1,086SAT Score1,100
23ACT Score22
49 %Graduation Rate44 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate42 %
74 %Retention Rate69 %
6,453Student Population3,432
258Number of Faculties154
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services

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