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Rice University


Overview

Student Population
6,855
Best Colleges National Rank
#20
 Location Houston, Texas
 Online rice.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Houston, Texas, Rice University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 18,236 prospective students applied, and 2,785 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 981 enrolled in the school.  6,565 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 290 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $44,900 plus fees of $708. Rice University is ranked 20 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Test Scores
SAT ACT
SAT1460/1580
ACT32/35
Applications Accepted
15.3%
Applications DueJan 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionVery High

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$44,900
Costs for Rice University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$708
Room and Board $13,850
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$63,158

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$86,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
92% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Rice University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 18%
Engineering 18%
Biology 10%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 7%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%