In August, Rice welcomed its newest Owls — first-time freshmen and transfer students — during this most unusual historic moment.

Photo by Brandon Martin

23,455 freshmen applicants

11% admit rate

1,047 new students

993 first-time freshmen

54 transfer students

932 U.S. students

TOP STATES
Texas (418)
California (83)
New York (45)
Florida (39)

115 International students

TOP COUNTRIES
China (69)
United Kingdom (4)

Diversity
Freshman class*
31% White
14% Latino or Hispanic
5% Two or more races, non-Hispanic
30% Asian
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. 

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