Undergraduate Admission
Rice: Unconventional Wisdom

Why Rice?

Comprehensive_Research_University Comprehensive Research University

Rice is a leading research institution that fosters diversity and an intellectual environment that produces the next generation of leaders and advances tomorrow’s thinking.

Access_to_Faculty Access to Faculty

Outside the classroom, you'll have the opportunity to interact with faculty members through experiential learning and hands-on research.

Residential_Colleges Residential Colleges

More than just a residential hall, your college will be the place you dine, study, socialize and develop lifelong friendships. Whether you choose to live on or off campus, you will be affiliated with your college throughout your time at Rice.

Diversity Diversity

As an integral part of the university's mission, we seek a broadly diverse student body where educational diversity increases the intellectual vitality of education, scholarship, service and communal life at Rice

City_Life City Life

Houston is an international city, with an energetic and diverse culture. From attending premier performing arts events to eating at outstanding restaurants to shopping at trendy stores, you'll find plenty to do and see.

NCAA_Division_I_Sports NCAA Division I Sports

Rice athletes are at the top of their game, both in the classroom and on the field. Rice supports 14 teams — 7 each for men and women — that compete in the most competitive division of intercollegiate sports

Impact_People Impactful Alumni

A Rice education will take you places. Just take a look at some of our alumni who developed their passions at Rice, and have made an indelible mark on the world.