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Rice University

The beautiful, tree-lined campus of Rice University is located in Houston, Texas, USA, the nation’s fourth largest city.

Rice University is consistently ranked one of America’s best teaching and research universities because of its:

  • Size: 3,708 undergraduates and 2,374 graduate students 
  • Selectivity: 14 applicants for each place in the freshman class 
  • Resources: An undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio of less than 6 to 1 
  • Endowment: $783,568 per full-time equivalent student 
  • Faculty: Renowned scholars and researchers who leverage approximately $100 million in annual research funding and engage undergraduate and graduate students in the creation of new knowledge and technology  
  • Residential college system: 11 communities both close-knit and diverse     
  • Collaborative environment: A culture that crosses disciplines, integrates teaching and research, and intermingles undergraduate and graduate work