Rice University

Acceptance Rate 9 %
SAT Average 1,520
Tuition & Fees $51,107
Student Population 7,124
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $35,406

Academic Overview

Rice University Campus, Houston, TX
Rice University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Houston, Texas. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $51,107 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 7,124 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 9% and the graduation rate is 93% last year.
The salary after graduation from Rice University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $91,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Rice University are $51,107. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $47,913 on average.
Rice University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Rice. The acceptance rate of Rice is 9% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 41%. The average graduation rate is 93% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $35,406 and 63% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 7,124 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Rice University is 9 %.
Graduation Rate for Rice University is 93 %
Retention Rate for Rice University is 97 %
Student Population for Rice University is 7,124
Student to Faculty Rate for Rice University is 6 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $35,406 at Rice University.

Offered Degrees

Rice offers 150 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree600
Master's Degree531
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship370

Special Learning Opportunities

Rice University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,309)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,400)

Veterans Benefits

Rice University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges