College Spotlight: Rice University


The PowerScore College Spotlight gives you a snapshot of a different college or university each week. For more information about each profiled institution, be sure to check out the school’s website.

Rice University  is today’s College Spotlight. From the school’s website:

At Rice, we take knowledge seriously. Of course, that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun. We do. But in the deepest sense, we understand that only those things taken seriously are really fun. If you like this idea, you will like Rice. When you study here, you’ll get more than just a world-class education: The university offers tremendous learning experiences in the classroom and out — across campus, in the city and throughout the world. With more than 3,000 undergraduates, Rice offers the best of both worlds: an exceptional educational experience offered by professors who know your name.  

Type of school: Private

Setting: Urban, very large city

Size: 3,708 (total undergraduate enrollment)

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: Not provided

Student-to-faculty ratio: Not provided

Acceptance percentage: 19%

Tuition and fees: $35,551 (2012-2013)

Room, board, and additional expenses: $14,620 (2012-2013 estimate for students living on campus)

Address: 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX  77251
Phone: 713.348.7423
Twitter accounts: @RiceUniversity
Facebook: Rice University Official Page

All information was gathered from the school’s profile on the website and the school’s website. Please consult the school’s website and Office of Admissions with questions regarding this information.  To see other schools in the College Spotlight series, click here.