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Graduate Programs at Rice

Graduate Program 90 Programs
Online Graduate Courses 1 Programs
Graduate Enrollment 3,132
Offered Award Levels Master's, Doctorate
Tuition & Fees $47,913

Graduate Programs Overview

Rice University offers 90 graduate programs as well as undergraduate programs. Among them, 1 graduate programs are available through distance education (online classes). Total 3,132 graduate students have enrolled in graduate programs at Rice and 44 students enrolled online exclusively in graduate programs. For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate program tuition & fees are $47,913. Next table summarizes the general information about graduate programs at Rice University.
Graduate Program Information
Awarded Degree ProgramsMaster's (53 programs)
Doctorate - Research (37 programs)
Online Graduate ProgramsMaster's (1 programs)
Tuition & Fees$47,913
Graduate Student Enrollment3,132 graduate students
44 enrolled in online courses
* The tuition & fees are for regular (traditional) graduate degree program and, for online programs, tuition rate may differ from it.
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Offered Graduate Degrees at Rice

It offers 90 graduate programs through online and on-site (classroom) education. Through distance learning, it offers Master's degree and/or programs. The Next table lists the number of graduate programs by offered degree and online availability. You can check the offered major programs by degree at the area of study page.
Offered Degrees and Number of Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Master's Degree531
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship370
Total901

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate program tuition & fees are $47,913 at Rice University. The 2021 graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -3.02% compared to the previous year. The next table shows the graduate school tuition & fees trends over last 4 years.
2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees
2018201920202021
Tuition & Fees$38,381$38,438$49,403$47,913
* The tuition & fees are for regular (traditional) graduate degree program and, for online programs, tuition rate may differ from it.
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[Chart] Rice University Graduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate School Student Population

At Rice University, 3,132 students are enrolled in graduate programs - 1,971 male and 1,161 female students. By attendance status, there are 2,866 full-time and 266 part-time students. The Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Enrollment
TotalFemaleMale
Total3,1321,1611,971
Full-time2,8661,0311,835
Part-time266130136
[Chart] Rice University Graduate School Student Population

Enrolled Students in Online Graduate Programs

At Rice University, 44 students are enrolled exclusively in graduate online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses out of total of 3,132 students.
Distance Learning Enrollment in Graduate Programs
Graduate Students
Total3,132
Online Exclusively44
In Some Online Classes0
Not In Online Classes3,088
[Chart] Rice University Enrolled Students in Online Graduate Programs