About | Graduate Study at Rice

About Graduate Study at Rice

Triptych: student with her adviser at doctoral hooding; Rice Culture Night; Rice's Lovett Hall at sunset with a brilliant orange sun

Thank you for your interest in graduate study at Rice University! Located on a 300-acre forested campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, top-ranked Rice is one of America’s leading research universities. We boast the amenities and expertise of a large research university, but our modest size means true interdisciplinary collaboration and close working relationships between faculty and students.

We are renowned for our research and academics, but you’ll find that Rice is more than a place of study. It’s a diverse academic community, where our exceptional faculty takes a personal interest in your intellectual growth, the quality of your education, and your future.

Our location in Houston, the fourth-largest city in the United States, and one of the most diverse means that you’ll have plenty of opportunity for interaction with industry in a hospitable city that has no shortage of things to do. To find the degree program that's right for you, click here.