Undergraduate Admission
Rice: Unconventional Wisdom


Freshmen Freshmen

Admission at Rice University is an individualized and holistic admission process which examines the entirety of an applicant's academic prowess, creativity, motivation, artistic talent, leadership potential and life experiences.

Transfers Transfers

We want a diverse, exciting student body, consisting of the best and brightest from across the country and around the globe. If you are a student excited by the opportunities and experiences we offer, we encourage you to apply to Rice.

Visiting_Students Visiting Students

Students wanting to spend a semester or a year at Rice taking courses for credit to be applied toward their undergraduate degree at another school can apply for admission as visiting students.

Summer_School Summer School for College Students

Visiting students (currently enrolled undergraduates) can take advantage of the smaller classes held at Rice during the summer months.

Post_Baccalaureate Post-Baccalaureate Students

Students who already hold an undergraduate or graduate degree and would like to take courses at Rice for credit but not in a specific degree program may apply for the Visiting Post Baccalaureate Program.