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Rice University – Houston, TX

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Brandon Mack
Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Phone: (713) 348-2882
Email: bmack@rice.edu


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About Rice University

Rice University is consistently ranked one of America's best teaching and research universities. It is distinguished by its: SIZE – 3,965 undergraduates and 2,663 graduate students; SELECTIVITY – 14% overall acceptance rate for the Class of 2018; RESOURCES – an undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio of 6-to-1, more than 40 research centers and institutes providing undergraduate research opportunities; RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE SYSTEM – which builds communities that are both close-knit and diverse; and COLLABORATIVE CULTURE – which crosses disciplines, integrates teaching and research, and intermingles undergraduate and graduate work. Rice's wooded campus is located in the nation's fourth-largest city and on America's South Coast.



Basic Information
Institution Type Private
School Size Medium (2,000 - 15,000 students)
Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation No Preference or affiliation
Student Body
Acceptance Rate Less than 25%
Out of State Students 50% - 75%
Single Sex or Co-ed? Co-educational
Underrepresented Students 45% - 50%
Accomodations for Students with Disabilities Services for the hearing impaired
Services for the learning disabled
Services for students with speech and communication disorders
Services for the visually impaired
Wheelchair access
Athletics Intramural Programs
Division I Teams
Intercollegiate Programs
Applying to Rice University
Average High School GPA N/A
Average SAT: Mathematics N/A
Average SAT: Critical Reading N/A
Average SAT: Writing N/A
Average ACT Composite N/A
Required Test Either the SAT or the ACT is required.
Essay Required
Interview Not Required
Financial Information
In-state Tuition Over $40,000
Out-of-state Tuition Over $40,000
Academic Information
Degrees Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Masters
Doctorate
BS/MD
Specific Programs Work-study program
Double Major
Independent Study
Internships
Liberal arts/career combination
Research Opportunities
ROTC
Study abroad
View Programs and Majors at Rice University
Open Houses
Event Name ExploreRice
Web Site http://futureowls.rice.edu/futureowls/explorerice.asp
Dates Sunday September 18, 2011
Description

The Explore Rice programs will provide the opportunity for high school students to meet Rice students, faculty, and staff and to explore what makes Rice distinctive. Attendees will also have the chance to learn about the variety of academic and extracurricular programs available and attend sessions on student life, residential college system, experiential learning, or financing your education. These programs are designed especially for high school juniors and seniors.

Sunday, September 18, 2011: Program for Houston-area students (zip codes 77000-77599). Houston-area students.  Registration closes on September 14, 2011 at 12 noon.

Sunday, October 2, 2011: Program for students from outside the Houston-area (i.e., out of state, international, and other Texas areas).

Application Process See above link.
Contact Ms. Tamara Siler, Senior Associate Director of Admission, Coordinator of Minority Recruitment
Phone: 7133487423
Email: explorerice@rice.edu
Event Name ExploreRice
Web Site http://futureowls.rice.edu/futureowls/explorerice.asp
Dates Sunday October 2, 2011
Description

The Explore Rice programs will provide the opportunity for high school students to meet Rice students, faculty, and staff and to explore what makes Rice distinctive. Attendees will also have the chance to learn about the variety of academic and extracurricular programs available and attend sessions on student life, residential college system, experiential learning, or financing your education. These programs are designed especially for high school juniors and seniors.

Sunday, September 18, 2011: Program for Houston-area students (zip codes 77000-77599). Houston-area students.  Registration closes on September 14, 2011 at 12 noon.

Sunday, October 2, 2011: Program for students from outside the Houston-area (i.e., out of state, international, and other Texas areas).

Application Process See above link.
Contact Ms. Tamara Siler, Senior Associate Director of Admission, Coordinator of Minority Recruitment
Phone: 7133487423
Email: explorerice@rice.edu

 

 
   
 
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