Rice University
Rice University

Continente: North America

Country: United States

Address: Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA

Web Site: www.rice.edu



About Rice University:

William Marsh Rice University, commonly known as Rice University, is a private research university located on a 300-acre (121 ha) campus in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and is adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. Opened in 1912 after the murder of its namesake William Marsh Rice, Rice is now a research university with an undergraduate focus. The university is organized into eleven residential colleges and eight schools of academic study, including the Wiess School of Natural Sciences, the George R. Brown School of Engineering, the School of Social Sciences, School of Architecture, Shepherd School of Music and the School of Humanities. Undergraduates select from more than fifty majors and two dozen minors, and have a high level of flexibility in pursuing multiple degree programs. Additional graduate programs are offered through the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 193 192 189 179 177 160 181 194 213 207 219 246

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 235 216 188 212 - 243 253 252 229 282 295
Engineering - 58 57 63 48 39 55 56 79 97 108 102
Life Sciences - 299 - - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 451-500
Natural Sciences - 81 60 62 63 63 69 71 79 56 78 99
Social Sciences - 246 237 232 171 176 204 236 231 248 282 266

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - 295 294
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 294 202 266 217 250 256 283 299 301-350
Chemistry - - - 44 38 38 39 69 78 56 73 87
Civil Engineering - - - 50 53 72 72 98 104 122 160 160
Computer Science - - - 168 193 54 85 121 155 195 226 191
Electrical Engineering - - - 61 33 31 50 69 92 85 131 137
Environment / Ecology - - - - 149 165 182 199 183 182 212 216
Geosciences - - - 170 143 160 162 177 203 172 193 212
Materials Science - - - 23 22 18 27 30 31 40 43 47
Mathematics - - - 83 112 38 67 108 89 97 97 113
Mechanical Engineering - - - 161 165 39 51 54 87 113 151 211
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 184 217 204 169 202 210 297
Physics - - - 58 49 44 67 52 54 52 61 69
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 248 216 253 247 276 263 - 351-400