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 Marshall University is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Rice University has more expensive tuition & fees ($51,107) than Marshall University ($19,366).
  • It is harder to admit to Rice University than Marshall University.
  • Rice University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,515) than Marshall University (1,043).
  • Rice University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than Marshall University (22).
  • Marshall University has more students with 11,958 students while Rice University has 7,643 students.
  • Marshall University has more full-time faculties with 820 faculties while Rice University has 698 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Rice University and Marshall University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Rice UniversityMarshall University
Rice Universityvs.Marshall University
Houston, TexasLocationHuntington, West Virginia
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 ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$51,107Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,512
Out-Of-State$19,366
64% ($43,615)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)77% ($8,947)
$43,615Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,947
15.86 %Acceptance Rates90.19 %
36.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.73 %
1,515SAT Score1,043
35ACT Score22
94 %Graduation Rate50 %
-Transfer-out Rate1 %
97 %Retention Rate77 %
7,643Student Population11,958
698Number of Faculties820
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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