Welcome, Grad Students

The fall 2022 entering class of Rice graduate students was larger than the number of new undergraduates.

Owl sculpture on campus

  • 1,272 new graduate students
  • 302 doctoral students
  • 961 master’s students
  • 1 artist diploma student (Shepherd School of Music)
  • 1 certificate student (School of Continuing Studies)
  • 8 academic schools in order of number of new student enrollments
    George R. Brown School of Engineering, Jones Graduate School of Business, Wiess School of Natural Sciences, School of Social Sciences, Shepherd School of Music, School of Humanities, School of Architecture, Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
  • Top 10 (of 91 countries represented by international graduate students) 
    China, India, Taiwan, Mexico, South Korea, Canada, Nigeria, Iran, Turkey, Vietnam