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6100 Main Street

Houston, TX 77005

Rice University is a small, private university that focuses on collaboration and is a

top research university in the USA.

Applications Accepted: Common App, Coalition App, Questbridge

Do you require test scores for the Class of 2022? No, we are test optional

Admissions policies for Undocumented and DACA Students: DACA and undocumented students are considered domestic students in the application process and they qualify for financial aid and that includes the Rice Investment.

Forms Required: FAFSA, CSS Profile

Do you meet full need? Yes

We meet 100% of demonstrated need for admitted students. We offer the Rice Investment which offers different levels of grant money depending on three different family income ranges ($0-65k), (65,001-130k), (130,001-200k)

Additional Info: Merit scholarships are offered and won't reduce the amount of need based aid you would qualify for. Applicants are automatically considered for merit scholarships. We evaluate these scholarships on a holistic basis. About 20% of admitted students will be awarded a merit award.

We are also a Questbridge partner and accept about 55 QB students per year.

Student Experience

Average Class Size: 16

Retention Rate (percentage of students who return for year two): 96.7%

6-Year Graduation Rate: 94.2%

Majors: Click Here

Student Population

4,000 Undergraduate Students

Hispanic: 17%

Asian: 31%

White: 35%

Black 11%