print order a reprint
See All Tools


Advertisement

Tool | December 2015

Best Values in Colleges

SEE ALSO: College Finder Map|Sortable Rankings|SPECIAL REPORT: College Rankings, 2016

Rice University (Houston, TX)

slideshow image

Daderot via Wikimedia Commons


(0) selected | Compare up to 5
View College Compare List

Rice University is ranked 4 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 7 among all colleges.

Visit College Website

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 77%
Applicants who took ACT 51%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+66%
600-69927%
600+93%

SAT Math Score

700+80%
600-69916%
600+96%

ACT Score

30-3686%
24-2911%
24+97%

Students applied17,728
Students admitted2,677
Admission rate15%

Students per faculty6

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$41,560
Fees$693
Room and board$13,650
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$56,703

Cost after need-based aid$21,749
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,973

Average debt at graduation$22,241

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$59,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$34,954
Average non-need-based aid$13,730

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,926

Full-Time

Men2,015
Women1,857

Part-Time

Men32
Women22

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

SEE ALSO: College Finder Map|Sortable Rankings|SPECIAL REPORT: College Rankings, 2016