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Rice University


Houston, Texas 77251-1892
Senior, Private

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of the Rice Writing Supplement is required
  • Completion of one of the following applications:
    • Texas Common Application
    • Universal College Application
    • Coalition Application
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official test scores: ACT or SAT plus two Subject Tests related to candidate's proposed area of study
  • School Report (counselor recommendation)
  • One Teacher Evaluation (teacher recommendation)
  • Midyear Grade Report (to be submitted when it becomes available)

Note: Because of the admission competition to enter Rice, successful applicants generally have taken twenty or more college preparatory courses in high school, many at the college level.

Deadline for Application for Admission

  • Early Decision: November 1
  • Regular Decision: January 1
  • Dormitories Available
Tuition Breakdown
Type Cost
Tuition and Fees $45,608
Resident Budget $63,488
Commuting Budget $63,488

Financial Aid

Requirements to apply for financial aid

  • FAFSA form
  • Copies of 1040 and W-2 forms
  • Profile

Types of financial aid available

Deadline for Application for Financial Aid

  • If you wish to know your aid package at time of acceptance:
  • Early Decision: November 15
  • Regular Decision: February 15
  • Transfer and Returning students: Priority Deadline: April 15

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