About Rice

Rice University (Rice) — private non-profit university. It is located in Houston, United States. As an active member of 568 Group, Association of American Universities (AAU), Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Rice is participating in developing the academic environment.

The university was highly rated by the QS International Ranking of the best universities, and is in 100 place in the world. The independent international ranking THE is very attentive to universities' research output. According to THE, this higher education institution is in 35 place among universities with the most research publications per year. Rice is one of the best universities in the United States.

Rice does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Houston, United States
Establishment year
International students
Female students
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Rating QS
Rating in the USA
Rating THE

Rice tuition fees

At Rice, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. The cost of study at Rice is the same for locals and foreigners — from 34,991 USD per year. The university has several scholarships and student financial support programs that help students cover part of their tuition costs. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

Academic calendar
Financial AidAllowances and other types of social assistance
BachelorCitizens and foreigners
52,056 USD/year
MasterCitizens and foreigners
34,991 USD/year


It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus
14,500 USD/year
off campus
14,500 USD/year
Other expensesTransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
2,700 USD/year
off campus
2,700 USD/year

Bachelor degree in Rice

Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS or TOEFL exam. The minimum IELTS score is 7. The TOEFL score is not lower than 100.


Master's degree in Rice

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. It is impossible to enter Rice for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 90. IELTS — 7 or higher.


Rice campus

Rice has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. Not only locals study at Rice, but also students from other countries. This is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the culture of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

After graduation from the university, students can stay in the country for 1 year. To do this, you need to extend your student visa or apply for a job seeker visa. Graduates of Rice are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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