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Welcome to Rice. Here, you will discover a place that is passionate about teaching, undergraduate research and leadership development. We are a diverse community and support a student body from all economic backgrounds.

Set in the heart of the nation's fourth-largest city, Rice is a comprehensive research university that fosters diversity and an intellectual environment that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

Consistently ranked among the best values in higher education, with a highly recognized and respected residential college system, Rice transforms outstanding students into global scholars who envision new possibilities and leave their imprint on the world.


Rice In Your Town

Prospective students will be able to speak with members of the Rice Office of Admissions as they travel to various cities. In next few months, admissions representatives will be visiting over 30 cities to speak with future Rice students!

Rice and UTHealth scientists receive $1.02 million NSF Grant

The Shepherd School of Music Rice electrical and computer engineer Behnaam Aazhang is part of a collaborate effort across campus and the Texas Medical Center to uncover mysteries of the brain. The team will study how the brain processes language, and is part of the federal Brain Initiative to support integrative, fundamental research related to neural functioning.

Former football player takes leadership on a national level as CEO of Transocean, Ltd.

https://www.facebook.com/RiceUniversityAdmission Alumnus and former football player Jeremy Thigpen '97 was featured in Bloomberg Business as the new CEO of the S&P 500 company.

Senior Claire Uke wins shotput event at C-USA Championships, and looks ahead to the Olympics

Claire Uke '15 set a personal and conference record at the C-USA Indoor Championships with her 17.95-meter throw in the shotput event. Her performance,which was the third best throw in the country, means that Uke will train for the 2016 Olympics, before pursuing her dream of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.

Professors in the News

We take pride in the groundbreaking work our professors do, as well as their commitment to teaching undergraduates. Read about their research, awards and accomplishments.

Student Profiles

Rice students are some of the most outstanding young minds in the world. Read about their academic experience and their perspectives of life at Rice.