Rice University is a private institution located in Houston, TX. Rated as having “most selective” admissions, this institution also ranks highly on several lists, including #14 in National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and #2 in the South by Forbes. Rice is a need-blind university and meets 100% of demonstrated need for admitted students. Rice is the first university in the nation to dedicate an entire department to space science, and it also helped create the first artificial heart.
Very rigorous academics. Loving and welcoming environment. Extremely friendly and helpful people.
Andrea from TX
The people--students, professors, staff--are kind and open, establishing a great atmosphere to make friends, have fun, and of course, learn. Academics are difficult as expected, but the help that is accessible to you really does get you through the class. The activities outside of classes are limitless, ranging from cultural clubs to athletics to tons of study breaks and parties.