Undergraduate Majors at Rice University

The most popular major at Rice University is Economics followed by Psychology and Mechanical Engineering. A list of all 47 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Rice University

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer and Information Sciences 15

Engineering

Graduates
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 40
Chemical Engineering 23
Civil Engineering 23
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 35
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 4
Materials Engineering 3
Mechanical Engineering 49

Foreign Languages

Graduates
Linguistics 8
German Language and Literature 2
French Language and Literature 7
Spanish Language and Literature 7
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3

English and Literature

Graduates
English Language and Literature 23

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 18
Biochemistry 58
Ecology 21

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 25
Applied Mathematics 18
Statistics 6

General Studies

Graduates
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 3
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 2
Cognitive Science 18
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2

Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Graduates
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 23
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 43

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Graduates
Philosophy 18
Religion/Religious Studies 9

Architecture

Graduates
Architecture 42

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Astrophysics 2
Chemistry 19
Chemical Physics 5
Geology/Earth Science 6
Physics 9

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 52

Human Services

Graduates
Public Policy Analysis 20

Social Sciences

Graduates
Anthropology 10
Economics 105
Political Science and Government 42
Sociology 22

Ethnic Studies

Graduates
Asian Studies/Civilization 17
Women's Studies 4

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 23
Art/Art Studies 8
Music 27

Business

Graduates
Business Administration and Management 20

History

Graduates
History 31

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227757 IPEDS survey data for Rice University.