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Best Values in Colleges

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Rice University (Houston, TX)

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Rice University is ranked 3 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 79%
Applicants who took ACT 54%

SAT Verbal Score

700+63%
600-69930%
600+93%

SAT Math Score

700+75%
600-69920%
600+95%

ACT Score

30-3682%
24-2915%
24+97%

Students applied15,133
Students admitted2,528
Admission rate17%

Students per faculty6

4-year graduation rate84%
5-year graduation rate91%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$38,260
Fees$681
Room and board$13,000
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$52,741

Cost after need-based aid$20,921
Cost after non-need-based aid$40,673

Average debt at graduation$18,133

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$31,820
Average non-need-based aid$12,068

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,848

Full-Time

Men1,920
Women1,883

Part-Time

Men32
Women13

Freshmen retained96%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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