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 University of Alabama at Birmingham is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Rice University has more expensive tuition & fees ($51,107) than University of Alabama at Birmingham ($20,400).
  • It is harder to admit to Rice University than University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • Rice University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,520) than University of Alabama at Birmingham (1,228).
  • Rice University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than University of Alabama at Birmingham (26).
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham has more students with 21,923 students while Rice University has 7,124 students.
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham has more full-time faculties with 2,444 faculties while Rice University has 683 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Rice University and University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Rice UniversityUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
Rice Universityvs.University of Alabama at Birmingham
Houston, TexasLocationBirmingham, Alabama
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
In-State$8,568
Out-Of-State$20,400
63% ($35,406)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)63% ($8,292)
$35,406Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,292
15.86 %Acceptance Rates91.81 %
36.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)33.15 %
1,520SAT Score1,228
34ACT Score26
93 %Graduation Rate63 %
-Transfer-out Rate19 %
97 %Retention Rate82 %
7,124Student Population21,923
683Number of Faculties2,444
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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