Rice University

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

ROTC: Army
ROTC: Navy
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

6100 S Main, Houston, TX, 77005-1827

(713) 348-0000 





As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 


Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $37,292 $35,551 $33,771
In State $37,292 $35,551 $33,771
Out of State $37,292 $35,551 $33,771
Books and Supplies $800 $800 $800
On Campus      
Room and Board $12,600 $12,270 $11,750
Other Expenses $1,550 $1,550 $1,550
Off Campus      
Room and Board $12,600 $12,270 $11,750
Other Expenses $1,550 $1,550 $1,550
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $1,550 $1,550 $1,550

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Football Conference USA
Basketball Conference USA
Baseball Conference USA
Cross Country/Track Conference USA

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
17.0% $4,392
State/Local Grant
16.0% $4,033
Institutional Grants
62.0% $28,119
Loans 21.0% $6,620
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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