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Rice University LogoHere is a quick review of Rice University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Rice University admission requirements are very hard, in 2013-14 the school accepted only 17% of the applicants.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Rice University generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$75
Rice University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Rice University is $75.00. The graduate application fee is $85.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Assessment Test is a very important bit of the application process. 79 percent of applicants at Rice University took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 640 to 780 on Critical Reading, from 670 to 810 on Math, and from 640 to 790 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you have got above 740 in SAT Critical Reading, 770 in SAT Math, and 740 in SAT Writingthen it good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
590
710
740

SAT Math
630
740
770

SAT Writing
590
710
740

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is usual step of the application procedure at Rice University. 54% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 29 to 36 on Composite, from 30 to 37 on English, from 29 to 37 on Math, and from 7 to 11 on Writing. Thus, if you have above 34 in ACT Composite, 35 in ACT English, 34 in ACT Math, and 10 in ACT Writing, that gives good chances to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
27
32
34

ACT English
27
33
35

ACT Math
27
33
34

ACT Writing
7
9
10

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(713)
348-0000
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Rice University, please contact this school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (713) 348-0000 or check Rice University Website

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