HomeRice University

A+

Rating

Private

Type

7,542

Students

$48,330

Tuition

9%

Acceptance

#22

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Houston, TX

6100 S Main St, Houston, TX 77005-1827

Rice University is a mid-sized private university located in Houston, TX ranked 22nd in the US. It has a total of 4,145 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 8.72% acceptance rate. Rice University offers 150 different majors and is best known for its Biochemistry, Fitness Administration, and Cognitive Science programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $48,330 per year, Rice University is exceptionally pricey. 85.71% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make near $65,400 per year, which is 57% over the national median.
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Cost

$49,112
Above Average

Rice University

$49,112

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$67,102

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$28,813

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

9%Acceptance
Very Selective

Rice University

9%

National

69%
Sat

1470 - 1570

67% of students submit

Admissions Yield

41%

ACT

31 - 36

33% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

4,145Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

53%

In-state

83%

Female

47%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
16% Business Administration and Management, General9% Computer and Information Sciences, General5% Electrical and Electronics Engineering70% Others

16% Business Administration and Management, General

9% Computer and Information Sciences, General

5% Electrical and Electronics Engineering

70% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

16%

387 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

9%

211 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

5%

108 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

4%

84 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

4%

83 Graduates

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

3%

78 Graduates

Statistics, General

3%

73 Graduates

Economics, General

3%

71 Graduates

Biochemistry

3%

69 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors6:16:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

6

Number of Library Books

1,844,943

Academic Spend per Student

$43,903

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$56,600/Year

Rice University

$56,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$56,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$65,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

85%