Campus Housing - Dorms and Meal Plans

Provides on campus housing

Residence hall capacity

Does college offer a meal plan?
Yes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered

Must all students live on campus?

Number of meals per week are provided with the meal plan
Residence halls on campus:
Baker College, Brown College, Duncan College, Hanszen College, Jones College, Lovett College, Martel College, McMurtry College, Morningside Square Apartments, Rice Graduate Apartments, Rice Village Apartments, Richardson College, Wiess College, Will Rice College

Sports Programs & Athletics

Athletic conferences
    Football - Conference USA
    Basketball - Conference USA
    Baseball - Conference USA
    Cross Country/Track - Conference USA

Number of Varsity Athletes by Sport in 2018

Sport # of Men # of Women
All Track Combined 86 116
Baseball 38
Basketball 17 15
Football 108
Golf 9
Soccer 26
Swimming 23
Tennis 9 8
Volleyball 15
Data from 2015-2016
Athletic Association
Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Athletic Classification
NCAA Division I-FBS



Athletic Summary
Total # athletes


Male Athletes 222
Female Athletes 139


Total sports revenue

Total sports expenses

Avg. head coach salary - Women
(# full-time equivalents)
$123,704 (6)

Avg. head coach salary - Men
(# FTE)
$323,988 (6)

Campus Services and Programs

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Remedial services
Library facilities
Access to digital/electronic resources
Access to library collections that are shared with other institutions
Established library hours
Organized collection of printed materials
Physical facilities
Staff trained to provide and interpret library materials
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Hospital on campus?


% of students with registered disabilities

Nearby Restaurants

Yoyo's Hot Dog

Miles From Campus: 0.77
YO-YO (pun intended) this is the best and only hot dog that has superseded my expectations in Houston Disclaimer I'm from LA so I'm a big fan of grilled...

Local Foods

Miles From Campus: 0.87
For some reason, I keep finding myself choosing Local Foods over many other Rice Village options. It's got that special "something something", and is truly...

Kaffeine Coffee Internet & Office Cafe

Miles From Campus: 1.43
Excellent café macchiato. Excellent atmosphere. Very pleasant staff. Comfortable furniture. Pleasant music that is not too loud.

Luna Pizzeria

Miles From Campus: 1.52
Why 5 stars? Because I'll be thinking about this pizza for quite some time. --- --- --- When I'm back in Houston to visit family, I generally find...

Fabio's Artisan Pasta

Miles From Campus: 1.53
There is a stark contrast between dry, store-bought and fresh pasta. Fabio didn't disappoint with his handmade offerings cooked al dente to your liking at...

Local Foods

Miles From Campus: 1.96
Great date spot, lighting, wonderful ambient music, quick service. I recommend the vegan chili, not too spicy but very flavorful. Vegan queso/chips...


Miles From Campus: 1.98
The experience here was worth the price and wait. I liked More than just the chill atmosphere- I absolutely loved how the waitress (shout out to Lori) for...

Little Jimmy's Deli

Miles From Campus: 2.46
First of all this is not where Google Maps takes you. It takes you over near Colleen's in the shopping center, but it's not in that shopping center at...

Spec's Liquor Warehouse

Miles From Campus: 2.59
So far, this is my favorite Spec's location. The selection is diverse beyond measure. The employees are knowledgeable and eager to help with anything you...

Hank's Ice Cream Parlor

Miles From Campus: 2.63
Probably one of the best, if not, THE BEST Ma and Pop's Ice Cream Parlor/ place I have ever had or tried! Amazing, delicious, and creamy ice cream with a...

Central Market

Miles From Campus: 2.95
Hands down my favorite grocery store in all of Houston. I am a born and raised houstonian and have seen it all in terms of its grocery stores. Central...

Roostar Vietnamese Grill

Miles From Campus: 4.48
I love this place! They have the best banh mi sandwiches (in my opinion), especially the grilled pork banh mi and the chopped ribeye banh mi (sooo good )....

Saint Arnold Brewing Company

Miles From Campus: 4.88
I love coming to Saint Arnold's for many reasons: 1. The beer is great, they have a great variety of beers and the staff is always so friendly and helpful...

Pappas Bros Steakhouse

Miles From Campus: 4.97
Exceptionally great 5 star service, easily one of the best servers we've had the delight of dining with. Introduced himself, offered specials, and...

Chama Gaúcha Brazilian Steakhouse

Miles From Campus: 5.05
I've been to Fogo de Chao (Austin and Houston), Texas de Brazil (Dallas), and Estancia (Austin) and Chama Gaucha is by far THE best churrascaria I've ever...

Steel City Pops

Miles From Campus: 5.95
I love Steel City Pops very much and think about them often. As soon as you walk in, you feel pretty cool, and not because of all of the frozen treats. The...

El Bolillo Bakery

Miles From Campus: 6.46
These guys keep leaving comments on my Yelp like "ur ann ideot" and "nobody reads ur sh**" and "ppl lyk u r da rezon yelp sux." I may have to rename them...

The Original Kolache Shoppe

Miles From Campus: 6.69
These yelp reviews are the real deal. Believe in the hype. I've rarely been to a place that consistently delivers on food quality & deliciousness &...

Las Tortas Perronas

Miles From Campus: 8.44
I came in here with my wife and her family, and I was not ready for what was in store. The super cubana is spectacular! Jam packed with more meat than the...

Roostar Vietnamese Grill

Miles From Campus: 10.12
Currently, Roostar is offering papaya salad samples to the public, so don't miss out ;) We tried the grilled pork, and the special banh mi, with wings in...
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Nearby Social Spots


Miles From Campus: 1.94
Been wanting to try Blacksmith for the LONGEST TIME! Worth it. It was getting packed for Sunday brunch but wait time for drinks and food was not long at...

Southside Espresso

Miles From Campus: 1.99
Great coffee!! Update 1 hour later: I forgot about my coffee but then I remembered and then I drank it and it's cold now but still great!!


Miles From Campus: 2.01
Having recently broken my Axlerad virginity, I can say I am quite pleased. What took me so long? This place has a great chillax type of vibe. I love that i...

Wooster's Garden

Miles From Campus: 2.12
One of my favorite bars in Houston! The decors and lighting are superb and make picture-taking so effortless. I love sitting on the blue couch and feeling...

Baby Barnaby's Café

Miles From Campus: 2.26
Be prepared to wait, especially during peak times like brunch and the weekend. There's limited seating indoors and outdoors. Fortunately, they offer...

13 Celsius

Miles From Campus: 2.34
The first thing I noticed when I walked in was how sweet and welcoming the staff was. Their greetings were so warm and friendly. We didn't know what wine...

Doshi House Café

Miles From Campus: 2.37
Customer service: excellent! I was unsure on what to get, but the the helpful lady at the front did a great job choosing a drink for me. Location: kinda...

Oporto Fooding House & Wine

Miles From Campus: 2.76
Reservation for two at 7:00 and was seated promptly at a nice table by the window. The little ledges on the wall are just wide enough to keep your phone off...

Discovery Green

Miles From Campus: 3.51
I love visiting Discovery Green park, it is not too far from my apartment and right in the heart of downtown Houston across from the Hilton and GRB. I...


Miles From Campus: 3.52
Someone advertised this was the best brunch place in town but I think I've had better. Don't get me wrong. It is a good place but not the best. Egg...


Miles From Campus: 3.65
MAKE A RESERVATION. This place gets packed! Unless you can find street parking, you'll have to valet at the Marriott (which it's in) for 6$. The...

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Miles From Campus: 3.67
It's impossible not to love this draft haus. This is a place you want to drink at, an environment that immediately induces thirst, and the thirst is Real...

Catalina Coffee

Miles From Campus: 3.68
Jasmine tea with a shot of seasonal lavender syrup and sweetened with honey from local bees...100% yes. The long lines are handled expeditiously by friendly...


Miles From Campus: 3.8
Why 5 stars? Because we need one of these in every city. --- --- --- Food halls are one of my favorite trends of the last several years. Putting a...

Minute Maid Park

Miles From Campus: 3.9
I really enjoyed seeing a game at Minute Maid Park. Considering that the Astros were a hot team and that they would go on to win the World Series two months...

The Honeymoon Cafe & Bar

Miles From Campus: 3.92
A few hours after arriving on an early flight to Houston I was craving iced coffee. Did a quick yelp search to see what was walking distance in the area and...

Hearsay Gastro Lounge

Miles From Campus: 3.95
We tried Hearsay Gastro after a raving recommendation. The restaurant is somewhat industrial with lots of wood and steel decor. Very high ceiling, open,...

Tout Suite

Miles From Campus: 4.18
This place has the best club sandwich anywhere. Try it, you won't be disappointed. Their desserts are awesome and the macaroons come in all kinds of...

Moon Tower Inn

Miles From Campus: 4.44
Love this place and have for years! The open outdoor patio area seems so Austin to me, and I will honest--I'm an Austin lover. Seriously though, the subtle...
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