Most professors teach well, and expect students to attend lectures and read the assigned material, which leads to good retention of information. Unfortunately, the workload can be somewhat heavy at times, depending on classes taken.
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Rice is a prestigious university that draws students for it's academic excellence as well as unbeatable student life. Students here get involved in their residential colleges, as well as clubs, while balancing a rigorous academic schedule.» Read More
We literally earn the rating Happiest Students! Here at Rice, the people are nice, the professors want to help you, and there is not a more welcoming university out there. Upon arrival, you literally feel welcomed into the Rice family to where one day you look at the beautiful scenery around you and smile knowing you made the right decision.» Read More
Rice is one of the most academically challenging Universities in the country. Courses are challenging, but the professors are exceptional and Rice students are among the top candidates for internships, grad schools, and jobs. The residential college system is unique and defines the vibrant and inclusive social environment at Rice.» Read More
I loved my visit to Rice! The staff and students were all welcoming and helpful, the class I sat in on was GREAT and the university had that feel of it's own community within Houston. Also, Rice is in the middle of everything in Houston, surrounded by world-class businesses and corporations, and as an added bonus students at Rice get free metro access (bus and train).» Read More
Rice is an excellent choice if you want to major in something involving science or math. Students are very involved in the community, and the residential college system is great. It's a small school, with an everyone knows everyone atmosphere.» Read More