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 ODU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Rice University has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,895) than ODU ($30,960).
  • It is harder to admit to Rice University than ODU.
  • Rice University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,530) than ODU (1,120).
  • Rice University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than ODU (24).
  • ODU has more students with 24,286 students while Rice University has 7,643 students.
  • ODU has more full-time faculties with 844 faculties while Rice University has 698 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Rice University and Old Dominion University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Rice UniversityODU
Rice Universityvs.ODU
Houston, TexasLocationNorfolk, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
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)
$52,895Tuition & Fees
64% ($43,615)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)60% ($8,105)
$43,615Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,105
15.86 %Acceptance Rates85.72 %
36.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.71 %
1,530SAT Score1,120
35ACT Score24
94 %Graduation Rate53 %
-Transfer-out Rate27 %
97 %Retention Rate76 %
7,643Student Population24,286
698Number of Faculties844
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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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