Rice University

Acceptance Rate 9.00 %
SAT Average 1,540
2023 Tuition & Fees $54,960
Student Population 8,285
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $46,239

Academic Overview

Rice University Campus, Houston, TX
Rice University is a private (not-for-profit), four-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 2023 tuition & fees is $54,960 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $52,342.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,285 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 9.00% and the graduation rate is 92% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Rice's tuition & fees is $54,960. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $52,342.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Rice. The acceptance rate of Rice is 9.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 43.99%. The average graduation rate is 92% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $46,239 and 64% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,285 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Rice University is 9.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Rice University is 92 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Rice University is 97 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Rice University is 8,285
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Rice University is 6 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $46,239 at Rice University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address6100 S Main St, Houston, TX 77005-1827
Online Applicationfutureowls.rice.edu/futureowls/Apply.asp
Financial Aidfinancialaid.rice.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://financialaid.rice.edu/calculate-my-cost
Veterans Tuitionregistrar.rice.edu/students/veterans/
Disability Servicewww.dss.rice.edu/

Offered Degrees

Rice offers 160 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. 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
Doctorate (Research)380

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:3,533)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,700)

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