Rice University (Houston, TX) – Best Values in Colleges
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Overall Ranking: 26
Private Colleges Ranking: 7

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Freshmen who submitted SAT 60%
Freshmen who submitted ACT 70%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+83%
600-69912%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

700+84%
600-69912%
600+96%

ACT Score

30-3694%
24-295%
24+99%

Students applied18,063
Students admitted2,864
Admission rate16%

Students per faculty6

4-year graduation rate83%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$46,600
Fees$—
Room and board$14,000
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$62,550

Cost after need-based aid$22,265
Cost after non-need-based aid$41,771

Average debt at graduation$26,556

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$65,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$40,285
Average non-need-based aid$20,779

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,001

Full-Time

Men2,069
Women1,847

Part-Time

Men43
Women42

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.
† - Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
‡ - Number of students who received non-need-based aid is less than 0.5%.
§ - For non-Mormons; $14,096 for Mormons.
* - All admitted students received a four-year tuition scholarship of $39,400 for the 2018-19 academic year.
& - Includes fees, room and board and estimated book expense.
NA - Not available.
NR – Not ranked.

SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2019 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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