Does Rice accept transfers?

Rice University accepts 11.4% transfer applicants, which is competitive. To have a shot at transferring into Rice University, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.96 – ideally you’re GPA will be around 4.12.

Does Rice admit by major?

At Rice, you don’t apply to a major: you apply to one of six academic schools. The first drop-down question on common app for Rice is: “I am applying to the following academic school.” Want to maximize your chance for acceptance?

Is Rice University safe?

Rice University reported 53 safety-related incidents involving students while on campus in 2019. Of the 3,990 colleges and universities that reported crime and safety data, 3,032 of them reported fewer incidents than this. Based on a student body of 7,124 that works out to about 7.44 reports per thousand students.

What is special about Rice University?

The best thing about Rice is the college system. It is similar to the Greek system but without the fees. The college system allows a random assortment of students, of all areas of study, to live together in their “college” or dorm for their entire undergraudate career.

Does Rice accept IB credits?

Acceptance Policy: IB Credit Rice University awards transfer credits for International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations for students who have met the following criteria: The student obtained a score of 6 or 7 on higher level exams. Standard level exams are not eligible to be considered for Rice credit.

Does Rice accept AP credits?

Acceptance Policy: AP Credit AP credit will be applied to a student’s record in accordance with the AP List for that student’s matriculation year. The equivalent Rice courses will appear on your Rice transcript and fulfill all requirements satisfied by those courses, including distribution credit if applicable.

Does Rice University accept community college credits?

Does Rice accept transfer credit from community colleges? We do accept transfer credit from community colleges, but please be aware that if you receive TRAN credit for any community college coursework completed prior to matriculation at Rice, you may not be approved to convert TRAN to Rice equivalent credit.