Rice UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Houston, Texas Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$49,112

Avg tuition

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About Rice University

Rice University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Houston, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,282, and admissions are extremely selective, with an acceptance rate of 9%. The university offers 60 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 93%, and a student-faculty ratio of 6:1. Tuition and fees for students are $49,112.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

9% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 9%

Retention Rate 98%

Graduation Rate 93%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1470-1570

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 33-35

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

43%

Female Student Population

6:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

7k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

33%

Non-U.S. Citizen

25%

Asian

19%

Hispanic

12%

Black

6%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

17% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

17%

State Grant Aid

11%

Institution Grant Aid

58%

Pell Grant

17%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,358
State Grant Aid $3,845
Institution Grant Aid $42,560
Pell Grant Aid $4,533

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships