Rice University

Houston, Texas

Overview

Address6100 S Main St
School Websitewww.rice.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Rice University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Houston, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 20,923 students applied to Rice University. Of those students, 2,328 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Rice University was $46,600, in addition to fees of $750. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Rice University.

Rice University has a 95% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Moderate

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ACT-
GPAConsidered but not required

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The Rice University acceptance rate is 11%. To put this into perspective, 2,328 of the 20,923 students who applied to Rice University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Rice University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Rice University had an SAT score between the range of 1,450 and 1,560. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Rice University was between 33 and 35 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Rice University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Rice University, the tuition for in-state residents is $46,600. Combined with fees of $750, room and board costs of $14,000, other expenses of $2,600 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $47,350 in tuition.

Students at Rice University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Rice University was $5,119 last year. with 16% of students were awarded federal aid.

Rice University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio6:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Rice University.

Rice University has a good gender split, with 48% of undergraduates being female and 52% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 48% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 39% of students come from in-state and 14% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Rice University is 6:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Rice University to thrive in your studies.

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