Rice University is a private institution that was founded in 1912. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,926, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 285 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. It is located in the heart of Houston’s Museum District, offers a dynamic student life in the nation’s fourth-largest city. Rice University is comprised of eight schools, including the School of Social Sciences, School of Humanities and Wiess School of Natural Sciences. Its graduate schools include the highly ranked Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and George R. Brown School of Engineering.
Set in the heart of Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest city, Rice is a comprehensive research university that fosters diversity and an intellectual environment that produces the next generation of leaders and advances tomorrow’s thinking.