Ranking  93      37
Country United States
City Houston
Bachelor (foreigners)39,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)39,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $825-1,499 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 20%
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1891
Abbreviation Rice
Teachers 936
Students 6,377
Foreigners 27%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Blue and gray
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Letters, Science, Art
• Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
• 568 Group
• Association of American Universities (AAU)
• Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
World ranking93
Country ranking37
Academic Reputation222
Quality of teaching110
International Faculty141
International Students107
Citations per Faculty16
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities195
Engineering and Technology151
Life Sciences and Medicine376
Natural Science125
Social Sciences and Management372
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science51
Economics & Business51
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking93
QS World University Rankings106
ARWU Academic Ranking84
Cost of living in Houston
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 412 651
Food 240 459
Transportation 36 127
Communications and utilities 94 103
Clothing 20 72
Sports and leisure 23 88
Accommodation in Houston USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre417
Shared room in city centre658
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre727
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,028
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة رايس
German Rice Universität
Spanish Universidad Rice
French Université Rice
Japanese ライス大学
Korean 라이스대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Rice
Russian Университет Уильяма Марша Райса
Chinese 莱斯大学
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Rice University (Rice) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States.

Rice University - Description

Rice University, a privately endowed, nonsectarian, coeducational institution, was founded in 1891 as the William Marsh Rice Institute, dedicated to the advancement of letters, science, and art. The university occupies a 300-acre tree-lined campus located one block northwest of the Texas Medical Center and approximately three miles southwest of Houston's central business district. With an undergraduate enrollment of 2,700 and a graduate enrollment of 1,800, Rice's student body is relatively small. The overall student-teacher ratio is less than 10:1. Houston is the fourth largest city in the nation and the leading commercial, financial, and industrial city of the South and Southwest. In addition to Rice, there are seven other colleges and universities located in Houston. The Texas Medical Center contains the largest concentration of health care facilities in the world. It is the site of a number of major medical schools including the Baylor College of Medicine, the Texas Woman's University, Texas A&M Universities' College of Nursing, and the University of Texas's School of Medicine, School of Public Health, and Dental Branch, as well as numerous hospitals and medical libraries. The Houston Symphony Orchestra, the Houston Grand Opera, and the Houston Ballet give regular performances downtown. Several of Houston's five...

Programs - Bachelor - Rice University

Bachelor Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations
Bachelor Anthropology
Bachelor Architectural Studies
Bachelor Architecture
Bachelor Art History
Bachelor Asian Studies
Bachelor Astronomy
Bachelor Astrophysics
Bachelor Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Bachelor Bioengineering
Bachelor Biological Sciences
Bachelor Chemical Engineering
Bachelor Chemical Physics
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Civil Engineering
Bachelor Classical Studies
Bachelor Cognitive Science
Bachelor Composition
Bachelor Computational and Applied Mathematics
Bachelor Computer Science
Bachelor Earth Science (Geology/Geophysics)
Bachelor Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Bachelor Economics
Bachelor Electrical Engineering Sciences
Bachelor English
Bachelor Environmental Engineering
Bachelor French Studies
Bachelor German Studies
Bachelor History
Bachelor Kinesiology
Bachelor Linguistics
Bachelor Managerial Studies
Bachelor Materials Science
Bachelor Mathematical Economic Analysis
Bachelor Mathematics
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor Medieval Studies
Bachelor Music History
Bachelor Music Theory
Bachelor Natural Sciences:
Bachelor Performance
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Physics
Bachelor Policy Studies
Bachelor Political Science
Bachelor Psychology
Bachelor Religious Studies
Bachelor Sociology
Bachelor Spanish/Hispanic Studies
Bachelor Sport Management
Bachelor Statistics
Bachelor Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality
Bachelor Visual and Dramatic Arts
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Programs - Master - Rice University

Master Anthropology, MA, PhD
Master Applied Physics MS, PhD
Master Art History, PhD
Master Biochemistry and Cell Biology, MA, PhD
Master Bioengineering, MBE, MS, PhD
Master Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, MChE, MS, PhD
Master Chemistry, MA, PhD
Master Civil and Environmental Engineering, MCEE, MS, PhD
Master Computational and Applied Mathematics, MCAM, MA, PhD
Master Computational Science and Engineering MCSSE, MA, PhD
Master Computer Science, MCS, MS, PhD
Master Earth Science, MS, PhD
Master Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, MA, MS, PhD
Master Economics, MA, PhD
Master Electrical and Computer Engineering, MEE, MS, PhD
Master English, PhD
Master Environmental Analysis and Decision Making MS
Master French Studies
Master History, MA, PhD
Master Joint Program in Computational Biology Training opportunities for PhD students
Master Joint Programs with Medical Colleges MD/PhD, MD/MA, MD/MS
Master Linguistics, MA, PhD
Master MArch, MArch in Urban Design, DArch
Master Master of Liberal Studies
Master Master of Liberal Studies MLS
Master Materials Science and Engineering MS, PhD
Master Mathematics, MA, PhD
Master MBA for Executives
Master MBA for Professionals
Master MBA/Master of Engineering
Master MBA/Master of Science (with Wiess School of Natural Sciences)
Master MBA/MD (with Baylor College of Medicine)
Master Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, MME, MMS, MS, PhD
Master Music, BMus/ MMus, MMus, DMA
Master Nanscale Physics MS
Master Philosophy, MA, PhD
Master Physics and Astronomy, MST, MS, PhD
Master Political Science, MA, PhD
Master Psychology, MA, PhD
Master Religious Studies, PhD
Master Sociology, PhD
Master Statistics, MStat, MA, PhD
Master Subsurface Geoscience MS
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