Rice University / ライス大学





Number of students 1 ( including number of student spots slided from AY2020 : 0)*Updated September 3, 2020
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate program
Period of study August - May
Location 6100 Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1827, U.S.A.
University profile Rice University is a private university located in Houston, Texas. Established in 1912, Rice is a top research institution and is dedicated to the "advancement of letters, science, and art." With an undergraduate population of about 3,900 students and a small student-to-faculty ratio, students are able to have more personal interactions with professors. In 2018, the U.S. News & World Report ranked Rice 14th(tie) among national universities. Rice University is well known for its applied science program, and a strong emphasis is placed on arts and sciences. Additionally, it is adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and the campus encompasses nearly 300 acres. Houston is a growing city and is ranked the fourth most populous city in the United States. Houston is also considered a global city, with very diverse residents from various ethnic and religious backgrounds.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students

George R. Brown School of Engineering, School of Humanities, Wiess School of Natural Sciences, and School of Social Sciences
Course information and schedules: http://registrar.rice.edu/


Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Music, Architecture
Graduate programs open to exchange students N/A
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students N/A
Minimum GPA (UG) 3.0
Minimum GPA (G) N/A
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) TOEFL iBT 100 or IELTS 7.0 
Minimum language proficiency (G) N/A
Academic calendar  FALL SEMESTER:
 Orientation: Mid-August
 Classes begin: Late August
 Semester ends: Mid-December

  Orientation: Early January
  Classes begin: Mid-January
  Semester ends: Early May
Important university website for exchange students


Scholarship information N/A
Dormitory information