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Rice University

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

RU Address

6100 S MAIN
General info:(713) 348-0000
Financial aid office:(713) 348-4958
Admissions office:(713) 348-4036
University Homepage

Tuition + RU Housing

Meals Per Week:19

UGrad Application Fee: $70
Grad Application Fee: $70

Tuition Prepaid: Yes
Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:3304
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 3,768
# of Grad students: 2,735
Total Students: 6,503




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

32% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $2,550

20% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,691

59% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $7,925

33% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,329
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Financial Aid Website
Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

18% men vs 19% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 7,050
Number of Women Applicants: 6,766
Number of Men Admitted: 1,290
Number of Women Admitted: 1,310

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Anthropology
• Anthropology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Applied Mathematics General
• Applied Mathematics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Architecture
• Art/Art Studies General
• Asian Studies/Civilization
• Astronomy
• Astrophysics
• Astrophysics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Atomic/Molecular Physics
• Biochemistry
• Biochemistry Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
• Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Business Administration and Management General
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemical Physics
• Chemistry General
• Chemistry General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Civil Engineering General
• Civil Engineering General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Classical Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Cognitive Science
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Computer and Information Sciences General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Ecology
• Ecology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Economics General
• Economics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• English Language and Literature General
• English Language and Literature General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
• Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• French Language and Literature
• French Language and Literature Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Geology/Earth Science General
• Geology/Earth Science General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• German Language and Literature
• History General
• History General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Kinesiology and Exercise Science
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Linguistics
• Linguistics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Materials Engineering
• Materials Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mechanical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Medieval and Renaissance Studies
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Music General
• Music General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Philosophy
• Philosophy Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Physics General
• Physics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Physics Other
• Physics Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Political Science and Government General
• Political Science and Government General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Psychology General
• Psychology General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Public Policy Analysis General
• Religion/Religious Studies
• Religion/Religious Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
• Statistics General
• Statistics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Visual and Performing Arts General
• Women's Studies
• Women's Studies Post-master's certificate
• Environmental Studies

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