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Rice University

Rice University
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, Texas 77251-1892
Fax: 713.348.5952

Contact for Transfer Students

Tamara L. Siler
Associate Director of Admission

Articulation Agreement:  No

Academic Schools & Departments

Academic schools and departments

Admission Requirements for Transfer Students

  • ACT or SAT: Required; No minimum score posted
  • Minimum transfer hours: 9 semester hours
  • Minimum transfer: 3.2 GPA
  • Frequently asked questions about Transfer Admission

Application deadlines

Nov. 1 for Spring
April 1 for Fall
Orientation: Students are contacted with orientation details

Transfer Credit Information

  • Maximum number of hours accepted: 60 hours
  • Minimum number of hours accepted: Varies with courses
  • Experience-based education accepted or not? No
  • Military experience accepted. Must be evaluated
  • CLEP Subject exams accepted? Not accepted except for the Math credit


Anything below a grade of “C” will not transfer.

Approximate Cost/Range for One Academic Year
(15 hours per semester Fall and Spring)

Approximate Cost/Range

Tuition & Fees  (15 hrs in-state)


Room & Board (on campus)


Books & Supplies


Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid website
  • Financial Aid Deadlines varies - No set deadline

Special Programs Unique to Your School

  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Music and Humanities

Organizations for Transfer Students

Rice Association for Transfer Students

Accreditation Information

Rice University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the following degrees: Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Materials Science, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Architecture, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Bioengineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Chemical Engineering, Master of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Master of Computational Science and Engineering, Master of Computer Science, Master of Electrical Engineering, Master of Environmental Engineering, Master of Environmental Science, Master of Liberal Science, Master of Mechanical Engineering, Master of Material Science, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Science Teaching, Master of Statistics, Master in Bioscience Research and Health Policy, Master in Environmental Analysis and Decision Making, Master in Nanoscale Physics, Master in Subsurface Geoscience, Doctor of Architecture, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Philosophy.

Note:  The information shown here is subject to change.  Students are strongly encouraged to verify information with the institution to which they intend to transfer.

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