489
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Rice University / George R. Brown School of Engineering is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Computer Science (MCS)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Chemical Engineering (M Ch E)
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE)
Master of Environmental Engineering (MEE)
Master of Electrical Engineering (MEE)
Master of Materials Science (MMS)
Master of Mechanical Engineering (MME)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Environmental Science (MES)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Statistics (M Stat)
Master of Computational and Applied Mathematics (MCAM)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Engineering (MBA/ME)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Electrical Engineering (MBA/MEE)
Master of Bioengineering (MBE)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Statistics (MBA/M Stat)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 58
Doctoral Degrees 72

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,543
Applied
229
Accepted
112
Enrolled
15%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

489
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.93%
Black or African American 2.45%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 8.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.36%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Digital signal processing, tissue engineering, groundwater remediation, computational engineering and high performance computing, nanoscale science and technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
26,545,000

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Dr. Sallie Keller-McNulty
Phone: 713-348-0000