Thank you for your interest in graduate study at Rice University! Selecting the right graduate school will greatly influence your professional success. We are so glad you are considering Rice, one of America's leading research universities.
At Rice, graduate study is offered in two broad categories:
Graduate programs at Rice usually require full-time study, however, many professional master's programs can be completed on a part-time basis. Check with your department of interest for specifics.
Prospective graduate students apply to Rice through the department in which they wish to study. Each individual department, rather than the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, handles their own application deadline, program specifics, and offers of admission. Read more about our departments and degree programs here.
Admission to graduate study at Rice depends on a variety of factors; programs take a holistic view of the prospective student's application and analyze all components. Requirements for application vary based on the program of interest. Specific application requirements for each program, as well as each program's unique online application, can be found on the program websites. In addition to the application you may also be required to submit: