Rice University Ranking, Address, Tuition Fees, Admission Requirements & SAT Scores

The Rice University ranking is 28th in the USA and 74th in the world on the University Review College Ranking List. It is ranked as the 19th best college in the states by the USnews, and the 32nd best by Forbes.

Requirements for Admission and Tuition Fees (Quick Facts 2014 / 2015)

As a private institution the Rice University tuition fees are $40,566 for both in and out of state students. It is an extremely selective college accepting 16.7% of applicants. Financial aid offered totals $67 million per year, at an average of $36,560 per student.

Rice University SAT Scores and ACT Scores

SAT scores for Rice University admission requirements (25th-75th percentile) are Math 680 – 780, Reading 650 – 750, and writing 650 – 760. The total composite SAT Score range for accepted applicants is 1370 to 1550.

The requirements for ACT (25th-75th percentile) are Composite 31 – 34, English 31 – 35, Math 29 – 35, and Writing 8 – 10.

Rice University Information

Rice University,Houston, TX is also known as William Marsh Rice University. The campus spans 300 acres which offers many opportunities to undergraduates, graduates, professionals and research. Rice University is considered one of the better options for higher education, and its out of state applications overlap with other great schools such as MIT, Duke, and Stanford.

There are more than 4,900 students in their international and national student body. These students are from the 50 states of United States and over 80 other countries. The faculty here is well equipped to teach various academic fields that range from science and engineering to humanities and social science and even architecture, music and business. At present, Rice is one of the top universities in the Association of American Universities

The reason that the education Rice offers differs to many other elite establishments is that the faculty and students here care greatly for undergraduate education. The courses offered here are accessible in offices, labs and residences wherein many opportunities in interdisciplinary work and undergraduate research are offered. Moreover, the undergraduate student to faculty ratio found here is only 5:1 where the median class size is 15.

The living conditions here are Oxford inspired with nine residential complexes for undergraduates having living quarters, study and meeting rooms and dining halls. There is great networking between faculty and students with active participation in dining, parties, plays and intramural activities.

There are over 70 buildings in the campus of Rice which include laboratories, auditoriums, classrooms and offices. You can also find a library, chapel, art studios, a student center and music studios and recital halls for those wishing to pursue their extracurricular activities and make Rice proud of them. There is also a media center, nine residential colleges, on-campus data center and an observatory to meet the educational needs of students.

Rice University also boasts tennis courts, athletic grounds, and stadiums for baseball, soccer, tennis, football and track and field. Lots of research work is both offered and conducted here with funds for research being provided by several foundations and federations. To meet the utility needs of the university, a central plant provides chilled water from a water well and steam for the natural gas fired and steam and electricity co-generation facility.

Rice University Address

6100 Main Street,
Texas 77005

Other colleges in Texas state include University of Texas at Dallas, Southern Methodist University, Texas Tech University, University of Houston, Texas A&M University, and the University of Texas at Austin.

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Ranking and Quick Facts

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The Rice University Ranking is as the 69th best in the world by the THE.

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