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Rice University

Houston, Texas

USA

iSC Global Rank:

101

School:

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About

Established in 1912, Rice University is known for Canada's national particle and nuclear physics laboratory, which houses the world's largest cyclotron, and Bamfield Marine Station, a major center for teaching and research in marine biology. Rice University has produced many notable alumni, including former Mayor of Houston Annise Parker, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, Nobel Prize winners Richard Smalley and Robert Curl, and NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson.

Situated in Houston, Texas, USA, Rice's campus is in Houston's museum district, located close to the city of West University Place. It is a heavily wooded 285-acre area of land. The first women's residence on the Rice campus was Jones College, followed by Brown College. New residential colleges such as Lovett College, Sid Richardson College, and Martel College were erected on campus to accommodate the university's development.

The Wiess School of Natural Sciences, the George R. Brown School of Engineering, the School of Social Sciences, the School of Architecture, the Shepherd School of Music, and the School of Humanities are among Rice University's eleven residential colleges and eight academic schools. Rice's undergraduate program provides over fifty majors and two dozen minors, giving students many options for pursuing multiple degrees.

Ranking & Accolades

101   -  150

iSC Global

Regional

40 - 54

iSC Regional

U.S. News

180

U.S. News

QS

145

QS

Times

147

Times

  1. Rice University is ranked in the top "#15" in "National Universities" by "US News & World Report Best Colleges" .
  2. The University is ranked in the top "#3" in "Best Undergraduate Teaching" by "US News & World Report Best Colleges" .
  3. The University is ranked in the top "#6" in "Best Value Schools" by "US News & World Report Best Colleges" .

Admission

Here's what Rice University looks for in a student during the selection process. Learn about Rice University admission criteria, rate, and requirements below.

Acceptance Rate11 %

Undergraduate

Application Fee

75 USD

Minimum GPA

3

SAT Range

1490 - 1570

ACT Range

33 - 34

IELTS Range

7

TOEFL Range

100 (iBT)

PTE Range

-

Graduate

Application Fee

75 USD

Minimum GPA

3

GRE Range

-

GMAT Range

660

IELTS Range

7

TOEFL Range

250 (cBT) , 600 (pBT) , 90 (iBT)

PTE Range

-

Courses

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Liberal Studies

Diploma

Degree

-

Tenure

52,070 USD

Tuition Fee

Fees

Tuition fees, scholarships, accommodation costs & more for the Rice University  are stated below:

Note: All the costs mentioned below are average costs annually

Undergraduate

Tuition Fee

52,070 USD

Cost of Attendance

52,070 USD

Scholarships

-

Accomodation

-

Graduate

Tuition Fee

-

Cost of Attendance

-

Scholarships

-

Accomodation

-

Highlights

Get essential information about Rice University at your fingertips.

Total Students

6740

International Students

25%

Student Gender Distribution

Male

Male

52%

Female

Female

48%

Student Faculty Ratio

Students

6

:

Faculty

1

Graduation Rate

85 %

Avg. Earning after Graduation (annually)

124,750 USD

Accomodation for Undergrad

Available (On-Campus)

Accomodation for Grad

Available (On-Campus)

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education

Approved

Additional Info

Research-based Master of Science degrees are offered at Rice University as a part of the Ph.D. program.

Application Process

Online

International Email

registrar@rice.edu

International Phone

+1 7133480000

Website

https://www.rice.edu/

Location

Frequently Asked Questions

Most asked questions related to the university

Can I get a scholarship at Rice University if I am applying for an undergraduate course?

Applicants may be eligible to apply for an undergraduate scholarship which offers funding and support.

What makes Rice University so special?

Developing close-knit, diverse college communities is a strong campus tradition, which is why Rice is highly ranked for best quality of life and best value among private universities.

Is Rice University good in athletics?

Yes. Rice University plays in NCAA Division I athletics and is part of Conference USA. sports teams called the Simon Fraser team which is the first and currently the only athletic team.

Does Rice University have a degree in Computing?

Yes. Rice University offers Computer Science, Computational and Applied Math, Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Can you double major in Rice University?
After declaring one major, Rice students may choose to fulfill the requirements for an additional major (whether that major is related or unrelated to their first). The OAA strongly encourages students to carefully consider how a double major will impact their workload and academic plan.
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