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Rice University

School Profile

  • Rice UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Houston, TX - InternetDict
  • Acceptance Rate: 23%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 3,154
First-year Undergraduate Students: 789
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 3,102
Graduate Students: 2,302

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Arts - General
  • Bachelor of Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Astronomy
  • Bachelor of Astrophysics
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemical Physics
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Cognitive Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Ecology
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Evolutionary Biology
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of GeophysicsSeismology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of German Studies
  • Bachelor of Greek, Ancient
  • Bachelor of Hispanic-American Studies
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Latin
  • Bachelor of Latin American Studies
  • Bachelor of Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Materials Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Medieval/Renaissance Studies
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music History/Literature
  • Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physical Theoretical Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Policy Analysis
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Slavic
  • Bachelor of Slavic Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Statistics
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies

Tuition

  • In-state tuition and fees: $32,058
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $32,058

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/SAT Subject Tests/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 600
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 250
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 100

Athletics

Member: NCAA
Team name: Owls

Rankings

  • Ranked #17 National Universities
  • Ranked #17 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #6 Biomedical
  • Ranked #22 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #16 Best Value Schools
  • Ranked #34 Best Business Schools
  • Ranked #14 Entrepreneurship
  • Ranked #21 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #34 Best Engineering Schools
  • Ranked #8 Biomedical / Bioengineering
  • Ranked #23 Chemical
  • Ranked #22 Civil
  • Ranked #20 Computer Engineering
  • Ranked #25 Electrical / Electronic / Communications
  • Ranked #16 Environmental / Environmental Health
  • Ranked #37 Materials
  • Ranked #26 Mechanical
  • Ranked #42 Biological Sciences
  • Ranked #33 Chemistry
  • Ranked #20 Computer Science
  • Ranked #12 Programming Language
  • Ranked #25 Earth Sciences
  • Ranked #12 Geophysics and Seismology
  • Ranked #48 Economics
  • Ranked #38 English
  • Ranked #33 History
  • Ranked #30 Math
  • Ranked #26 Physics
  • Ranked #9 Atomic / Molecular / Optical
  • Ranked #36 Political Science
  • Ranked #74 Psychology
  • Ranked #38 Statistics

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Admissions Address

6100 Main Street
Office of Admission MS-17 PO Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
(713) 348-7423
(800) 527-6957
Fax: (713) 348-5952
admission@rice.edu
Contact: Keith Todd
Director of Admission

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity most selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 21%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 21%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 12,393
Female applicants 5,973
Male applicants 6,420
Applicants accepted 2,639
Female applicants accepted 1,302
Male applicants accepted 1,337
Freshman enrollment 949
Female freshman enrollment 454
Male freshman enrollment 495
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 2,521
Students accepting place on wait list 1,444
Students accepted from wait list 131

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 57%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 87%
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 650-750
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
 
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 690-790
 
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 660-760
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 46%
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 30-34
 
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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