Fall 2014

  • Size: 3,888 undergraduate and 2,610 graduate degree-seeking students
  • Selectivity: 19 applicants for each place in the freshman class
  • Endowment: $867,770 per full-time equivalent student
  • Faculty: 641 full-time and 208 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 $96 million in annual research expenditures during the 2013-14 academic year
    • Rice encourages engagement of undergraduate and graduate students in the creation of new knowledge and technology  
    • 68% of our undergraduates participate in research during their time at Rice 
  • Residential College System: 11 close-knit and diverse communities
    • 70% of our undergraduate body and 99% of our freshmen live on campus


Information on this page is updated during the fall semester.