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Rice University

We are very proud to be part of Rice University. Here are just some of the reasons why:

  • Consistently ranked among top 20 universities in U.S. overall and for Hispanic students
  • No. 94 among world’s top universities
  • No. 6 for all sciences among world’s top universities
  • One of only three Tier One universities in Texas
  • Top Carnegie classifications for “very high research activity” and “comprehensive doctoral program”
  • No. 1 worldwide in materials science research
  • No. 1 best quality of student life
  • No. 2 happiest students
  • No. 2 best value among private universities
  • No. 3 among national universities, based on Alumni Factor survey
  • Two Nobel Prize winners in chemistry
  • Two faculty winners of National Medal of Science
  • 90 percent of reporting freshmen graduated in top 10 percent of high school class
  • 6:1 undergraduate student-faculty ratio, with median class size of 14
  • 3,810 undergraduate and 2,543 graduate students from 82 countries, 49 U.S. states and two U.S. territories
  • 18 consecutive years of NCAA conference championship athletic teams