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Rice University
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  • Graduate School
  • HOUSTON, TX

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Rice is a private graduate school in Houston, Texas. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,132 graduate students. Of the 44 graduate programs offered at Rice University, only 1 is offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Rice University are Business, Computer and Information Sciences, and Chemistry. 8% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,132
Part-Time Grad Students
266
Research Assistants
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Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    39.6%
  • White
    37.2%
  • Asian
    9%
  • Hispanic
    5.6%
  • Unknown
    3.6%
  • African American
    2.5%
  • Multiracial
    2.3%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Driven
    14%
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Intellectual
    29%
  • Organized
    14%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 6 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    17%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    50%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 7 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 7 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 7 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 7 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    14%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    14%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    29%
  • More than $100,000
    43%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 7 responses
  • More than $150,000
    29%
  • Did not graduate yet
    71%
100%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$215,368
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$2,226
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$996,091
National
$244,900

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