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 Middle Tennessee State is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Rice University has more expensive tuition & fees ($51,107) than Middle Tennessee State ($27,742).
  • It is harder to admit to Rice University than Middle Tennessee State.
  • Rice University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,520) than Middle Tennessee State (1,135).
  • Rice University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Middle Tennessee State (23).
  • Middle Tennessee State has more students with 21,631 students while Rice University has 7,124 students.
  • Middle Tennessee State has more full-time faculties with 924 faculties while Rice University has 683 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Rice University and Middle Tennessee State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Rice UniversityMiddle Tennessee State
Rice Universityvs.Middle Tennessee State
Houston, TexasLocationMurfreesboro, Tennessee
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$51,107Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,070
Out-Of-State$27,742
63% ($35,406)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)76% ($8,198)
$35,406Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,198
15.86 %Acceptance Rates59.35 %
36.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)51.14 %
1,520SAT Score1,135
34ACT Score23
93 %Graduation Rate47 %
-Transfer-out Rate20 %
97 %Retention Rate76 %
7,124Student Population21,631
683Number of Faculties924
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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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