Rice University: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick review of Rice University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Rice University admission requirements are very hard, in 2015-16 the school accepted only 16% of the applicants.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Rice University generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$75
Rice University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Rice University is $75.00. The graduate application fee is $85.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Assessment Test is a very important bit of the application process. 72 percent of applicants at Rice University took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 650 to 790 on Critical Reading, from 680 to 830 on Math, and from 650 to 800 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you have got above 750 in SAT Critical Reading, 790 in SAT Math, and 760 in SAT Writingthen it good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
610
720
750

SAT Math
630
760
790

SAT Writing
610
730
760

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is usual step of the application procedure at Rice University. 58% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 31 to 37 on Composite, from 32 to 37 on English, from 30 to 37 on Math, and from 7 to 11 on Writing. Thus, if you have above 35 in ACT Composite, 35 in ACT English, 35 in ACT Math, and 10 in ACT Writing, that gives good chances to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
28
34
35

ACT English
29
34
35

ACT Math
27
33
35

ACT Writing
7
9
10

Contact Admissions

Phone
(713)
348-0000
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Rice University, please contact this school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (713) 348-0000 or check Rice University Website

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