Fall 2013

  • Size: 3,920 undergraduate and 2,567 graduate degree-seeking students
  • Selectivity: 16 applicants for each place in the freshman class
  • Endowment: $772,147 per full-time equivalent student
  • Faculty: 643 full-time and 136 part-time instructional faculty
    • 97% of our full-time instructional faculty have a doctorate or terminal degree in their field
  • A Focus on Teaching: An undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1
    • a median undergraduate class size of 14
  • Research Excellence: Approximately $94 million in annual research expenditures during the academic year 2012-13
    • Rice encourages engagement of undergraduate and graduate students in the creation of new knowledge and technology  
    • 67% of our undergraduates participate in research during their time at Rice 
  • Residential College System: 11 close-knit and diverse communities
    • 71% of our undergraduate body and 98% of our freshmen live on campus


Information on this page is updated during the fall semester.