Undergraduate Admission
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2017–2018 Admission Calendar

Early
Decision
Rice/Baylor
Medical Scholars Program
Shepherd School of Music Regular
Decision
Coalition Application
or
Common Application and Rice Writing Supplement

submitted by
November 1, 2017

Rice/Baylor application submitted by
December 1, 2017
Coalition Application
or
Common Application and Rice Writing Supplement

submitted by
December 1, 2017

Rice/Baylor application submitted by
December 1, 2017
Coalition Application
or
Common Application and Rice Writing Supplement

submitted by
December 1, 2017

Audition Profile Form submitted by
December 1, 2017
Coalition Application
or
Common Application and Rice Writing Supplement

submitted by
January 1, 2018
Deadline to request an on-campus interview
November 1, 2017

Deadline to request an off-campus interview
November 3, 2017
(must submit application by November 1, 2017)
Optional Interview
requested by
(see decision plan you selected)
Deadline to request an on-campus interview
December 9, 2017

Deadline to request an off-campus interview
December 13, 2017

(must submit application by December 1, 2017)
Deadline to request an on-campus interview
December 9, 2017

Deadline to request an off-campus interview
December 13, 2017

(must submit application by December 11, 2017)
Last applicable SAT/SAT
Subject test date:
November 4, 2017

Last applicable ACT
test date:
October 28, 2017

TOEFL score
submitted by
November 1, 2017

IELTS score
submitted by
November 1, 2017
Last applicable
standardized test dates:
(see decision plan you selected)
Last applicable SAT/SAT
Subject test date:
December 2, 2017

Last applicable ACT
test date:
December 9, 2017


TOEFL score
submitted by
December 1, 2017

IELTS score
submitted by
December 1, 2017
Last applicable SAT/SAT
Subject test date:
December 2, 2017

Last applicable ACT
test date:
December 9, 2017


TOEFL score
submitted by
January 1, 2018

IELTS score
submitted by
January 1, 2018
Notification of Admission:
By Mid-December 2017

Notification of Admission to Rice:
(see decision plan you selected)

Rice/Baylor finalist notification:
late April 2018
Notification of Admission:
By April 1, 2018
Notification of Admission:
By April 1, 2018
$300 enrollment deposit
submitted by
January 1, 2018

$100 housing deposit
submitted by
January 1, 2018
(both nonrefundable)
$300 enrollment deposit and
$100 housing deposit
submitted by

(see decision plan you selected)
(both nonrefundable)
$300 enrollment deposit
submitted by
May 1, 2018

$100 housing deposit
submitted by
May 1, 2018
(both nonrefundable)
$300 enrollment deposit
submitted by
May 1, 2018

$100 housing deposit
submitted by
May 1, 2018
(both nonrefundable)

2017–2018 Financial Aid Calendar

Early Decision Regular Decision
Submit CSS PROFILE to CSS by
November 15, 2017
Submit CSS PROFILE to CSS by
March 1, 2018
File FAFSA (2017-2018 form) by
November 15, 2017
File FAFSA (2017-2018 form) by
March 1, 2018
Submit 2016 income tax and W-2 forms to Rice by
November 15, 2017
Submit 2016 income tax and W-2 forms to Rice by
March 1, 2018

Click here for a full checklist of financial aid application requirements.

*All dates above refer to the deadline by which forms must be filed in order to receive a financial aid package at the time of admission notification. Late financial aid applications will be processed up until the time of enrollment.