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  • University of Southern Mississippi is a Public and Rice University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Rice University has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,112) than University of Southern Mississippi ($10,896).
  • It is harder to admit to Rice University than University of Southern Mississippi.
  • Rice University has higher submitted ACT score (66) than University of Southern Mississippi (66).
  • University of Southern Mississippi has more students with 14,509 students while Rice University has 7,124 students.
  • Rice University has more full-time faculties with 683 faculties while University of Southern Mississippi has 645 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Southern Mississippi and Rice University.
University of Southern Mississippivs.Rice University
Hattiesburg, MississippiLocationHouston, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$8,896
Out-Of-State$10,896
Tuition & Fees$49,112
77 (0.65%)Number Receiving Financial Aid63 (1.58%)
$7,458Average Amount of Financial Aid$35,406
98.43 %Acceptance Rates15.86 %
30.34 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)36.59 %
-SAT Score1,520
66ACT Score103
49 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
72 %Retention Rate97 %
14,509Student Population7,124
645Number of Faculties683
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 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

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