How much does Rice University cost?

Rice University Cost of Attendance
In-state $47,350
Out-of-state $47,350
On-Campus Room and Board $14,000
Off-Campus Room and Board $13,650
Average Annual Cost $23,202
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $6,167
$30,000-$48,000 $10,247
$48,000-$75,000 $10,716
$75,000-$110,000 $23,503
Over $110,000 $43,200

Rice University Financial Aid and Debt

87%

Students paying down their debt

$10,228

Typical Total Student Debt

$106

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 69% $35,406
Federal Grants 16% $5,119
Pell grants 16% $4,280
Other federal grants 3% $3,000
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 16% $3,752
Institutional grants or scholarships 58% $37,893
Student loan aid 15% $7,531
Federal student loans 15% $4,892
Other student loans 3% $20,273

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Rice University Admissions

What is Rice University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 11%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 46% of applicants
SAT Reading 700-760
SAT Math 750-800
SAT Writing 680-770
ACT Submissions 54% of applicants
Composite Score 33-35

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Rice University Campus Life

6:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

22

Forbes Ranking

86%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

95%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 4001
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Men
53%
Women
47%

Student Diversity

79%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
34.34%
Asian
25.74%
Unknown
18.22%
Hispanic or Latino
14.60%
Black or African American
6.80%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.15%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.15%

Rice University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

86%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$64,300

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Rice University

Address

6100 S Main St
Houston, TX

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Large City
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