ACADEMICS

What if a boundless passion for knowledge was met with an endless supply

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With 50 majors and minors across six divisions and flexible distribution requirements that give you the freedom to take the courses that interest you most, Rice invites you to immerse, explore, question, experiment, combine and create your own path.

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Undergrad Research

TACKLE REAL-WORLD CHALLENGES

From your first semester on campus, no matter your major, you’ll have the opportunity to conduct research alongside experts. You’ll be able to apply your skills, gain valuable professional experience and interact with industry leaders as you address real-world issues.

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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 Ranking

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 unconventional thinkers who 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

No.7 in Top Schools for Resources

Top Schools for Resources

No.7 in Top Schools 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

6:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Student-to-Faculty

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.

STRONGER (AND SMARTER) TOGETHER

Our culture at Rice is uniquely accepting — and this strongly ingrained sense of belonging at Rice enables our students, faculty and staff to explore the best aspects of their personalities and interests.

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Chemistry of Art

Medical Humanities

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TAKING THE NEXT STEP

As a student at Rice, your major will fall into one of our six divisions of study: architecture, engineering, humanities, music, natural sciences, or social sciences, all with boundless opportunities for research. Take the next step by checking out our application requirements.

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