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Rice University Admission

Houston, Texas

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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance rate is calculated by the ratio of the number of accepted students to the number of total applicants. Rice University has a 15% acceptance rate. Rice University is a institution with an enrollment of 1,048 undergraduate students.






Admission Chance

Find out your chances of getting into Rice University and compare your SAT/ACT scores with thousands of applicants. Admission data indicates that Rice University regularly accepts students with SAT’s of 1490 and above and minimum ACT composite scores around 33.

Average Accepted SAT: 1490 - 1580

Average Accepted ACT: 33 - 35

Application Requirements

The requirements for Rice University admission are outlined below. These requirements apply to all students who are interested in pursuing a degree at Rice University. The university typically requires a high school diploma, taking SAT/ACT and passing TOEFL for international applicants.

Application Deadlines

Application ClosingNotification DateRolling Admissions
Fall freshmenJanuary 1stApril 1st
Out of state Fall freshmenNot reportedNot reported
Early decision planNovember 1stDecember 15th
Other early decision planNot reportedNot reported
TransferMarch 15thMay 15thYes

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