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Admission Information Sessions

Get to know Rice University by joining a virtual Admission Information Session, led by our admission counselors, and learn about our amazing programs, vibrant student life, and groundbreaking research. On Thursdays, we invite international students to join us for a session specifically focused on application requirements for international students.

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Academic Schools

Dive deeper into academics at Rice and discover more about our undergraduate schools of study. Connect with faculty or staff in that school of study, ask questions about majors and minors, and explore research and programs.

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Ask Me Anything with a Rice Student

Explore our vibrant student life in these sessions with current students as they talk about their personal experiences and answer your questions about the residential college system, clubs and activities, and what it means to be a Rice Owl.

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Affordability of Rice

There are so many different types of financial aid available - and learning about them all can get confusing. Join us as we break down our financial aid policies, explain the Rice Investment, and cover merit-based scholarship opportunities. You’ll learn about the array of benefits of the Rice educational experience, ways to afford a Rice education, and reasons why the Rice education is an investment into the future.

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Application Advice

Part I: A Guide Through Your Admission Application

As you start to consider the many components of the application, you’ll want to think about the best way you can share your interests, activities and goals for your future. We cover how you can do this, highlighting topics such as activity/community involvement, your academic history, honors/recognitions and essay writing.

Part II: What We Look For In Your Application

Learn more about the evaluation process at Rice as we review the application components and explain in depth what goes into our contextual review process.

Part III: A Case Study

Take on the role of an admission officer in this session where we review example applications, known as a case study. You’ll get a closer look at how we review and consider every part of the application as well as the way we use contextual review to evaluate students.

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Transfer Information Session

Transfer Information Session

If you’re looking to transfer to Rice, you won’t want to miss this transfer-focused information session where we’ll cover admission requirements as well as provide information on our amazing programs, vibrant student life and groundbreaking research.

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On-Demand Virtual Event Recordings

Can’t make a live session? Request a recorded version! You can watch our sessions whenever you’d like and learn about all the great things Rice has to offer.

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Other Opportunities to Connect

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Discover Campus

What if from your first moments on campus, you know you truly belong? Explore campus on your own using our virtual map experience, or follow our tour guide in the video below and find out what we love about campus.

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