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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 2,504
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 63%
Average Aid Amount $35,406
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 722
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 69%

Financial Aid Information at Rice

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 2,504 students (63% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $35,406. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 722 students (69% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Rice University is $51,107, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 2,504 students (63% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $35,406. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Rice University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Rice University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid2,50463%$35,406
Pell Grants58915%$4,280
Federal Student Loans62116%$4,892

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 722 beginning students (69% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 630 students (60% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Rice University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Rice University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid72269%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources61158%$39,956
Federal Grants16316%$5,119
Pell Grants16316%$4,512
Other Federal Grants333%$3,000
State/Local Grants16416%$3,752
Institutional Grants60658%$37,893
Student Loans16215%$7,531
Federal Student Loans15915%$4,231
Other Student Loans273%$20,273