Rice University

Address:
6100 S Main, Houston, TX 77005-1827
Phone:
713-348-0000
Website:
http://www.rice.edu
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About Rice University

Rice University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. Graduate degrees are available in more than half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,299
 Graduate2,277
 Total5,576
GenderFemale48%
 Male52%
Student Age% Under 2568%
 % 25 and Over32%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time98%
 % Part-time2%
Race/Ethnicity% White43.5%
 % Black5.7%
 % Asian15.5%
 % Latino9.7%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown6.2%
 % International student19%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArchitecture
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal12,393
 % Admitted21%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled36%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT87%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT46%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800750 / 800
 SAT Writing660 / 800760 / 800
 SAT Math690 / 800790 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite30 / 3634 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$70
 Graduate Application Fee$70
 In-State Tuition & Fees$33,771
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$33,771
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid85%
 % Undergraduates with Loans20%
 % Undergraduates with Grants68%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$800
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,750
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,750
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,550
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,550
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,550

Neighborhood Data for the Houston Area

Median Age32.2
Median Household Income$44,124
Total Population2,089,090
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.0% 50.0%
 Age 0-950.9%49.1%
 Age 10-1751.2%48.8%
 Age 18-2451.4%48.6%
 Age 25-2951.8%48.2%
 Age 30-3952.3%47.7%
 40+48.6%51.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White56.1%
 % Black23.7%
 % Asian6.0%
 % Latino43.1%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,750
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,750
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$665
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50027.8%9.2%4.4%
 $500 to $74946.9%48.3%0.0%
 $750 to $99913.2%26.7%37.5%
 Over $100012.0%15.8%33.6%