Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


First-year applicants are those who will complete high school by the end of the current academic year. Students enrolled in concurrent high school and college courses are considered first-year candidates. Students who have elected to take time off from schooling between graduating from high school and enrolling in college are considered first-year candidates. Rice accepts first-year applications for early and regular decision. The early decision deadline is November 1; the regular decision deadline is January 4. More information regarding our application process can be found here.


Transfer applicants have completed a high school diploma (or an equivalent) and earned at least 12 semester hours of college credit after graduating high school. Rice accepts transfer applications for spring and fall matriculation. Applications for spring are due November 1; applications for fall are due March 15. More information regarding our application process can be found here.

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6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005-1827, United States of America

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(713) 348-7423