Visit Rice

Visit Rice University

We hope everyone who visits Rice University has a pleasant experience. The following information will help you plan your visit.

Prospective Undergraduates

Hands down, a campus visit is the best way to experience Rice for yourself, but did you know that this experience will also expand your own awareness of personal preferences and comfort requirements you have toward university life? Did you know there is no better way to demonstrate your interest in Rice than a visit to campus?

Prospective Graduates

With a graduate population of approximately 2,800, Rice’s graduate programs are large enough to offer research topics in several important areas of study, but small enough to offer close personal contact between faculty and students. Our graduate students come to Rice from a wide variety of academic disciplines, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and approximately 80 countries.

Plan Your Visit

Our 300-acre, tree-lined campus features more than 70 major buildings with architectural elements that are uniquely Rice. There’s plenty to see and do, so plan your visit to Rice today.

Campus Tours

Whether you walk the campus on your own to admire Rice’s unique architecture or come with a group and follow a student guide, a Rice campus tour is a memorable experience. For prospective visitors, several options are available:

Things to Do on Campus

Whether you walk the campus on your own to admire Rice’s unique architecture or come with a group and follow a student guide, a Rice campus tour is a memorable experience. For prospective visitors, several options are available: