Rice goes GRE-optional, will grant doctoral application fee waivers to graduates of Texas schools

Rice is generally waiving the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) standardized test requirement for its 2022 graduate applications. Rice will also waive application fees for doctoral applicants who are graduates of institutions in Texas and bordering states.

Visit Rice at the Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium

NEW: This year's date has changed to Oct. 8, 2022!

The Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium (GCURS) is one of the longest-running and most prestigious undergraduate research conferences in the southeast. Open to students from all universities and hosted by top-ranked Rice University, GCURS provides students around the world the opportunity to present their original research to an audience of their peers. This year's event will be held on Oct. 8, 2022, in a hybrid format. Participants give 10-12 minute oral presentations on their original research or course project and receive mentoring and feedback on their presentation skills and their work. Watch a video about the event here, or start your application.

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Rice is a 300-acre forested oasis in the heart of Houston's museum district - next door to the world’s largest medical center, a short train ride away from downtown and the nation’s second-largest theater district. Surrounding our campus is a world of opportunity and graduate students are encouraged to take advantage of all the cultural, culinary and sporting events Houston has to offer.