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 FIU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Rice University has more expensive tuition & fees ($51,107) than FIU ($18,963).
  • It is harder to admit to Rice University than FIU.
  • Rice University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,515) than FIU (1,185).
  • Rice University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than FIU (26).
  • FIU has more students with 58,836 students while Rice University has 7,643 students.
  • FIU has more full-time faculties with 1,401 faculties while Rice University has 698 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Rice University and Florida International University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Rice UniversityFIU
Rice Universityvs.FIU
Houston, TexasLocationMiami, 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 (very high research activity)
$51,107Tuition & Fees
64% ($43,615)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)74% ($7,051)
$43,615Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,051
15.86 %Acceptance Rates54.07 %
36.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)40.58 %
1,515SAT Score1,185
35ACT Score26
94 %Graduation Rate67 %
-Transfer-out Rate18 %
97 %Retention Rate91 %
7,643Student Population58,836
698Number of Faculties1,401
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio25 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, On-campus daycare

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