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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.

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https://www.facebook.com/RiceUniversityAdmissionCongratulations to the Class of 2019!

We look forward to welcoming our newest students to Rice in the coming weeks, and for O-week in the fall!

Rice School of Architecture alumni win federal fundingRice School of Architecture alumni win federal funding

Two Rice Architecture alumni have developed a raised flooring system for use in emergency shelters. The product has been flagged for funding by the USAID program, and prototypes will aid international efforts to end poverty and help refugees.

Rice to build new soccer, track and field facilityRice to build new soccer, track and field facility

Rice University will begin construction soon on a new $2 million grandstand, enclosed press box and team facilities for soccer and men’s and women’s track and field and cross country.

Smalley-Curl InstituteRice merges two institutes to form Smalley-Curl Institute

Rice University is merging two of its multidisciplinary research institutes, the Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology and the Rice Quantum Institute, to form a new entity, the Smalley-Curl Institute.

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.