Rice University

Houston, Texas
4-year Private-university

Overview

Rice University is a private institution established in 1912 with urban setting located at Houston. It is ranked 14 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $47,350 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,001. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#14 in National Universities
Setting
Urban
Location Houston, Texas
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1912
Selectivity Very High
Size Small
4001 Undergraduates

Learning

6:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Engineering
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$65350
Cost of Attendance
$21024
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $47350
Outstate Tuition Fee $47350
Room and Board Fees $14000
$64300 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

15% (Very High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Most Difficult
$75 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
4.11 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Recommended
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted Coalition, QuestBridge

For International Students

100 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is a native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
01
Early Decision Deadline
Jan
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Mar
15
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
--
--
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Mar
01
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$ 46077 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$41573 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $65350
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
100% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application March 1
Forms to be submitted CSS, FAFSA, International Student Financial Statement

Merit Scholarships

Available
Trustee Distinguished Scholarship
Total Worth --
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria Outstanging personal talent distinguishing them from the pool of applicants
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Engineering Scholarship
Total Worth --
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria Outstanding applicant in Engineering division
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Not Available

Students

4001 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
97% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
91% Students graduate within 6 years