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Rice University

Houston, TX
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Campus Life and Facilities

Rice Students Say...

Continuing with the theme of balance, “students at Rice work hard and accom- plish great things in academics and extracurriculars. But this is complemented and supported by a thriving social life.” Students report a wide range of activi- ties and interests outside the classroom. What they all have... 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

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
71%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student

Other Housing Options:

All undergraduate students are automatically assigned to one of eleven(coed) residential colleges and keep affiliation regardless of whether they live on campus or not.

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Debating Club Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Improv comedy International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Speakers Forum Student Film Society Student Union Team Managers Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
247
Number of Honor Societies
11
Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
14

Sports

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Owls Women's Sports Team Name :Owls Team Mascot :Sammy the Owl
# of sports for women, varsity
8
# of sports for men, varsity
8

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrossCountry Soccer Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Football Golf Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Student Services

Other Services
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~pride/
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~clack/missionstatement.html

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 343 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 16.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: Yes Partnerships with Technology Companies: No Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Rice-specific discounts offered through Technology Marketplace, varies by vendor. See http://rice.edu/market/ Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Art gallery, museum, media center, language labs, computer labs, civil engineering lab, observatory and NASA equipment for students in space physics courses.
ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Houston
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Houston
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    99
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    91
  • Green Rating:
    72
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    98%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    71%
  • # of Organizations:
    247
  • # of Honor Societies:
    11
  • # of Social Sororities:
    0
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    0
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    14
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