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Rice University
Country USA
City Houston
Bachelor (foreigners)$39,000/year.
Master (foreigners)$39,000/year.
Bachelor (citizens)$20,000/year.
Master (citizens)$20,000/year.
Cost of living $825-1499/mon.
Acceptance Rate 20%
Official Website
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Abbreviation Rice
Teachers 936
Students 6,377
Foreigners 27%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitations None
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
Cost of living in Houston, USD/month
Accommodation $329 $521
Food $191 $366
Transportation $28 $101
Communications and utilities $75 $82
Clothing $15 $57
Sports and leisure $18 $70
Accommodation in Houston, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$329
Shared room in city centre$651
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$726
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$1027
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking93
QS World University Rankings106
ARWU Academic Ranking84
Webometrics Ranking142
Alternative title
Университет Уильяма Марша Райсаru
Universidad Ricees
جامعة رايسar
Université Ricefr
Rice Universitätde
Universidade de Ricept
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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...

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