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Rice University

Total Grad Surveys 7
Females 2
Males 5
Avg years at University 1.9
Research Quality B+ (7.9)
Research Availability B+ (7.4)
Research Funding A- (8.1)
Graduate Politics A- (8.7)
Errand Runners A- (8.6)
Degree Completion A- (8.7)
Alternative pay [ta/gsi] B (6.7)
Sufficient Pay A- (8.2)
Competitiveness A- (8.2)
Education Quality B- (6.2)
Faculty Accessibility B+ (7.7)
Useful Research B+ (7.8)
"Individual" treatment A- (8.1)
Friendliness B (6.9)
Safety A- (8.2)
Campus Beauty A- (8.8)
Campus Maintenance A (9.1)
University Resource/spending B- (6.2)
Extracurriculars B+ (7.5)
Success-Understanding B+ (7.9)
Surrounding City A- (8.6)
Social Life/Environment B- (6.2)
Education QualityB-
Campus MaintenanceA

Rice is a nice campus and has relatively

Dec 23 2013Biology
Rice is a nice campus and has relatively small departments, which is great if you like your advisor and research. The facilities are also very good and has collaborations with the Houston Medical Center. However there is a down side to the size and culture of the school. It may be just the American cultural aggressiveness, but as a foreign student you feel isolated. Rice has not a very large student population and most foreign students are from China, hence if you are from somewhere else there you feel more the hostility. This hostility is particularly evident against one by African American students and personnel, though the white students are also snooty.
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Rice University is a great place to study

May 30 2007Linguistics
Rice University is a great place to study. It's small but that can have its advantages and disadvantages. The main advantage is that you get to know faculty members very well, hence more personal attention at times. The disadvantage is that if you don't like or get along with someone, chances are you will still have to work with them sooner or later because there isn't anyone else. For international students, note that it isn't really a very international type of institution even though there are foreign students. But everyone is welcoming and friendly, including the International Office. I enjoy Rice because the standards are very high, and the facilities are well-maintained.
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Overall, I'm very satisfied

May 28 2007Business - Management and Administration
Overall, I'm very satisfied with my experience. It was actually a difficult decision for me to come here, but I don't regret it one bit!
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I had already obtained my BA and MA

Dec 07 2005Math
I had already obtained my BA and MA before coming to this institution to pursue my PhD. Coming from NYC, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that Houston is the 4th largest city in the US. There is a lot to do, but the public transportation system is poor, so a car is almost a necessity. The campus, however, is beautiful, with oak trees overhanging walkways and streets and squirrels in abundance. The student body is small also, which leads to more personal attention in class.
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Oct 08 2005Math

I have found the University to be very unfair in many aspects.

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