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  • ODU is a Public and Rice University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Rice University has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,112) than ODU ($30,840).
  • It is harder to admit to Rice University than ODU.
  • Rice University has higher submitted SAT score (1,095) than ODU (1,095).
  • Rice University has higher submitted ACT score (63) than ODU (63).
  • ODU has more students with 24,176 students while Rice University has 7,124 students.
  • ODU has more full-time faculties with 851 faculties while Rice University has 683 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Old Dominion University and Rice University.
ODUvs.Rice University
Norfolk, VirginiaLocationHouston, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$10,680
Out-Of-State$30,840
Tuition & Fees$49,112
59 (0.30%)Number Receiving Financial Aid63 (1.58%)
$7,488Average Amount of Financial Aid$35,406
85.72 %Acceptance Rates15.86 %
30.71 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)36.59 %
1,095SAT Score1,505
63ACT Score101
52 %Graduation Rate95 %
28 %Transfer-out Rate-
79 %Retention Rate97 %
24,176Student Population7,124
851Number of Faculties683
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services