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Rice University


As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research unsurpassed teaching and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

School Information

6100 S Main
Houston, Texas 77005-1827
P: (713) 348-6095
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Large
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 6,503Total Students
  • 3,581Male Students
  • 2,922Female Students
  • 1,185Total Intl Students
  • 721Intl Male Students
  • 464Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 2,486Total Faculty
  • 1,729Male Faculty
  • 757Female Faculty
  • 9:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 35,551

Out of State Tuition

$ 800

Books & Supplies

$ 12,270

Room & Board

$ 1,550

Other Expenses

$ 50,171

Total

Admissions

13,816
total applicants

19%
admitted (2600)

7%
enrolled (1000)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
680-780
Math
650-750
Reading
650-760
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
30-34
Composite
29-35
Math
31-35
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Architecture
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Atomic/Molecular Physics
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Cognitive Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies

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