In August, Rice welcomed its newest Owls — first-time freshmen and transfer students — during this most unusual historic moment.
23,455 freshmen applicants
11% admit rate
1,047 new students
993 first-time freshmen
54 transfer students
932 U.S. students
New York (45)
115 International students
United Kingdom (4)
14% Latino or Hispanic
5% Two or more races, non-Hispanic
8% Black or African American
1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander and unknown
Source: Rice’s Office of the Registrar and Office of Admission
The stats above apply only to undergraduate enrollment.
*This includes only domestic students and follows the federal methodology for reporting ethnicity and race. Figures are rounded to the nearest whole number.