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What if your next four years exceeded allexpectations

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There’s an unmistakable sense of joyful exuberance—whether in the pursuit of knowledge or in the company of friends—that’s tightly woven into the very fabric of life at Rice.

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Rice Admission Spotlight

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What Makes Rice Different

What if one of the top research universities didn’t act like all the other selective schools?

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Top 20 in USA Consistently Ranked

Top 20 Rank

Top 20 in USA Consistently Ranked

Here at Rice, we don’t just honor tradition - we create legacy. For over 20 years, Rice has cultivated the unconventional thinkers that go on to change the world. That’s why they are more than just students - they are the dreamers who build our future.

U.S. News & World Report, 2020

75% of Rice students graduate debt-free

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75% of Rice students graduate debt-free

It's no secret that many students from middle-class families are increasingly taking on loans in order to afford private colleges and universities. At Rice, we believe talent deserves opportunity. And we're willing to invest in that belief.

6:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio

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6:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Rice prides itself on a unique approach to academics - collaboration over competition. And by taking small classes with world-class professors in top ranked programs, you’ll find building relationships, finding internships, and receiving mentorship at the forefront of your learning experience.

No. 1 Quality of Life

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No. 1 Quality of Life

Our residential college system forms the heart of a vibrant student life. Students build community both inside and outside their residential colleges and pursue their passions alongside their degrees. At Rice, students find not just an education, but their home.

Princeton Review, 2021

No. 1 Most Diverse City in the U.S.

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No. 1 Most Diverse City in the U.S.

Rice’s convenient location puts you right in the middle of this dynamic and vibrant city. Whether you want to try a new food, visit a new art installation, or check out a culture festival, Houston has everything you could ever want and more.

WalletHub, 2019

No. 7 Top School for Resources

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No. 7 Top School for Resources

Whether it’s the support at the heart of the residential college system, or learning how to cultivate your leadership at the Doerr Institute, Rice has no shortage of resources for students to take advantage of.

Wall Street Journal, 2019

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The Rice Investment

What if a prestigious school looked for ways to open doors instead of close them

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$130k - $200k

Half Tuition

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$65k - $130k

Full Tuition

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$65k & Below

Full Tuition, Fees,
Room & Board

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We love calling Houston home

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713-348-7423

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