Rice University

#16 in National Universities

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Houston, TXDegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree6,855 Students15.27 % Acceptance Ratio6:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Rice University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Houston, Texas. It has a total enrollment of 6,855 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 6:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 15.27% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio15.27 %
    Admission Yield35.22 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$75
    Graduate Application Fees$85

    The acceptance ratio is 15.27% last year at Rice University where total 18,236 students applied and 2,785 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$45,608
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$38,381
    On-Campus Living Costs$16,350
    Off-Campus Living Costs$16,350

    The tuition & fees at Rice University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $45,608.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $16,350 when living on campus and $16,350 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Rice University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Rice University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Rice University

Key Stats for Rice University

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Rice University$45,608
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Texas$22,038

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Texas59.01%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Texas86.15%

Student Population small

Rice University6,855
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Texas140,839

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Texas46.87%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Texas90
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