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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.

Four Rice graduates receive Fulbright Grants

Rebecca Federman, Anna Gabrielle Figueroa, Shruthi Velidi and Sarah Wozniak were selected to receive a prestigious 2018 Fulbright grant to study, teach or conduct research in a foreign country. The grant will cover transportation to the host country, room and board, full or partial tuition and a research allowance.

Four Rice graduates receive Fulbright Grants

Dutch art collective makes U.S. debut at Rice

We Make Carpets debuted a new work, “Crepe Paper Carpet,” at Rice’s Moody Center for the Arts on view through September 8. The site-specific work is made from 65,000 sheets of folded crepe paper, inspired by piñatas in open-air stalls at the Canino Produce Market in Houston.

Dutch art collective makes U.S. debut at Rice

Rice professor wins NSF CAREER Award

Zoë Wool, anthropologist in the School of Social Sciences, won a five-year grant that will support her research on informal caregiving for war-injured veterans and alternative models of caregiving more generally. The knowledge gained from this project could impact the understanding of long-term care for both injured veterans and other people in need.

Rice professor wins NSF CAREER award

Rice supports students' rights to peacefully protest

Rice respects the right of free expression and encourages responsible citizenship among our current students and high school applicants. Disciplinary sanctions for participating in peaceful protests by students will not negatively impact their admission to the university.

Rice supports student's rights to peacefully protest