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Rice University

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A sunny and social place to get a prestigious degree, Rice University is Houston’s answer to the Ivy League. Consistently ranked as “one of the top universities of the nation,” Rice maintains a stellar faculty, a “vibrant research program,” and a “diverse selection of courses and departments.” “Professors of big intro classes don’t do a lot of disc... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

MS 17 PO Box 1892

Houston, TX 77251-1892

United States

Phone: 713-348-7423

Fax: 713-348-5952


Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 93
Most Popular Majors: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Economics, General
Psychology, General
All Majors: Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Applied Mathematics
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Combined Degree Programs: Not Reported
Other Joint Degree Programs: guar.med.school program with Baylor College of Med
Special Study Options: Accelerated
Cross Registration
Double Major
Dual Enrollment
Exchange Student
Honors Program
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification

Other Special Study Options:
8 year guaranteed medical school program with The Baylor College of Medicine
Required Coursework: English (including composition)

Other required coursework:
Distribution Requirements for graduation (all undergraduates): 12 semester hours are required in each of three areas of study - Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences/Engineering. Graduation requirements also include an English composition requirement and a Lifetime Physical Activity program requirement.
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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:6.3:1
Total Faculty:791
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:725
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