The school is known for being an extremely selective school. The institution receives approximately 18,000 applications every admission cycle. With regards to the acceptance rate, it is around 15 percent which equals about 2,800 students being accepted to the school. However, when the semester commences, about 980 students will choose Rice University as their school of choice. The school tends to have 51 percent of the students who applied are men compared to 48 percent who are women. When the term commences, about 50 percent of those accepted women chose Rice University and 49 percent were men.

The undergraduate application fee imposes by Rice University is $75. To submit your application to Rice University, you are required to send these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, and a Secondary school record. It is also recommended that students have Formal demonstration of competencies, Secondary school GPA, and Secondary school rank. First-year students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Rice University when applying. Often, an ACT score of 31 - 35 or a 1,440 - 1,570 SAT score is the range that students have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2016 Admissions Cycle
Applications
18,236
Male 9,392
Female 8,844

 

Acceptance
2,785
Male 1,384
Female 1,401

 

Enrollment Total
981
Male 489
Female 492


Acceptance Rate
15.3%
Male
14.7%
Female
15.8%

 

Yield
35.2%
Male
35.3%
Female
35.1%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$75


Graduate

$85



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language


    Recommended

    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank