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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

6100 S Main Houston, TX 77005-1827
Phone: (713) 348-0000
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Rice University
  • Located in Houston, TX
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 5,879 students enrolled
  • 19% admitted
  • $38,260 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Emily from Catasauqua, PA
  • Mar-26-2016 I am a current student here

    Take those AP exams. Some of the toughest courses at Rice are the beginning level math and science courses. Take the AP exams in high school so you don't have to take the courses here. It will also help you graduate faster.

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  • Juan from Spring, TX
  • May-25-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Do everything you can: visit, interview, follow them on social media, learn about them, respond to surveys- showing genuine interest in this school will distinguish you from a multi-talented and bright applicant pool.

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  • Kevin from Houston, TX
  • May-21-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Try to be super-stellar at everything in high school and life. IF you show all of that to the admissions officers, then you will have a huge chance of getting in to this university.

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  • Rachel from Oklahoma City, OK
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure to fill out the College Board CSS Profile and FAFSA to make yourself eligible for financial aid. Try to always be on good terms with your roommate. You do not have to be best friends with them, but just make sure you keep them happy. If you they are happy, most likely, you will be too. Time management is key to doing well in college. Although it may seem that you do not have a lot of work, it will definitely be more than expected when accounting for the time you take to eat, have fun, exercise, etc. It is a good idea to get a head start on work or reading assignments just so you have an idea of what you have to work on either for homework or in class. A bunch of clubs seem like fun and a good way to de-stress, but make sure you are not overloading yourself, because each club requires time, and you also need time for yourself and school. Just be cautious what you get yourself involved in.

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  • Andrea from TX
  • Dec-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Must be well-rounded. Find your special talent, what makes you unique, and hone your skill to present to the Rice acceptance committee so that they know what you would bring to the community.

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