Rice University


Rice is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best teaching and research universities. That’s not surprising, since it shares much in common with the nation’s other top universities, including applicants. Rice applications overlap with Ivy League schools and other schools such as MIT, Stanford, and Duke because students know that Rice offers:

  • The highest quality, including a rigorous, outstanding education that leads to a highly respected degree and boundless postcollege prospects.
  • The resources and opportunities for meaningful undergraduate research.
  • Rice is a member of the Association of American Universities, which includes the 62 top research institutions in North America. And its endowment per student is fifth among American universities.
  • Outstanding faculty and facilities across academic fields, from science and engineering to the humanities and social sciences to architecture, business, and music.
  • A national and international student body, with students from all 50 states and 82 countries.
  • A vast range of things to explore, from study abroad to research, and an endless list of extracurricular activities