Rice University - Master's Degree

Rice University is one of America's top universities. It's located in Houston, Texas and is a community of curious thinkers, passionate dreamers and energetic doers who believe that improving the world demands more than bold thought and brave action.

  • Average Tution USD 58,253

School Description

William Marsh Rice University, commonly referred to as Rice University or Rice, is a private research university located on a 295-acre (1.19 km2) campus in Houston, Texas. Opened in 1912 after the murder of its namesake William Marsh Rice, Rice is now a research university with an undergraduate focus.

Master Programs

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Architecture

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Art History

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Business

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Chemical Engineering

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Civil Engineering

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Computer Engineering

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Economics

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    English

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Environmental Engineering

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply geotechnical engineering methods, which deal with the analysis, design and construction of earth and earth supported structures, to the application of environmental problems, such as waste containment, waste disposal, construction of land fills, soil permeation, soil analysis, and soil improvement. Includes instruction in soil mechanics, soil dynamics, soil behavior, waste management and containment systems, geosynthetics, geochemistry, earth structures, geoenvironmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, and foundation engineering

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    History

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Music

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Physics

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Political Science

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Psychology

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Sociology

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

  • Rice University
    6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, United States

    Statistics

    USD 41,560 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

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Rankings

  • US News (National) 15
  • Times World University Rankings 87
  • Financial Times (MBA) 64
  • QS Rankings (Global) 89
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 74
  • The Economist Which MBA 39
  • SchoolApply Ranking 40
  • Forbes (USA) 22

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  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 100
  • Minimum SAT 1900
  • Minimum ACT 30

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    Established in 1912

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            1986-1988, Computer Science

            Small school, high touch faculty, great facilities, balanced between academic and industry relevant research, great reputation, extremely strong undergrad AND grad programs, unique inter-disciplinary programs and strong reputation.

          • 1977-1978

            Its perpetual beauty is awesome and inspiring; the perfect formula for academic reflection and achievement. Rice's standards for excellence are uncompromising and deserving of the respect they command.

          • 1981-1983, Managerial Studies

            Rice University is a phenomenal opportunity to grow in every aspect of your life! You will be a member of a diverse, intelligent, self-initiating, and fun group of students and faculty that will create lasting memories, relationships, momentum, and excellence throughout your life.