The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Rice University is a Private (not-for-profit) and FAU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Rice University has more expensive tuition & fees ($51,107) than FAU ($17,324).
  • It is harder to admit to Rice University than FAU.
  • Rice University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,515) than FAU (1,140).
  • Rice University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than FAU (24).
  • FAU has more students with 30,805 students while Rice University has 7,643 students.
  • FAU has more full-time faculties with 877 faculties while Rice University has 698 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Rice University and Florida Atlantic University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Rice UniversityFAU
Rice Universityvs.FAU
Houston, TexasLocationBoca Raton, Florida
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$51,107Tuition & Fees
In-State$4,879
Out-Of-State$17,324
64% ($43,615)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)61% ($9,097)
$43,615Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,097
15.86 %Acceptance Rates60.01 %
36.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.65 %
1,515SAT Score1,140
35ACT Score24
94 %Graduation Rate56 %
-Transfer-out Rate31 %
97 %Retention Rate82 %
7,643Student Population30,805
698Number of Faculties877
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio22 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
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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