This webpage provides links to information about Rice University on a variety of subjects.¬† This information may be helpful to prospective and current students, their families, high school counselors and coaches, and prospective and current employees. This information is presented to comply with the¬†Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, which requires institutions of higher education to disclose information and reports on various aspects of the institution's policies, procedures, operations and costs.¬†¬†
Non-Loan Related Disclosure Requirements
Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information¬†
1.¬†Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student annually. Paper copies available upon request.
2.¬†Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information
Student Financial Assistance
3. Student Financial Aid Information:¬†Prospective Students¬†and¬†Current Students¬†/¬†Graduate Students¬†/¬†Financial and Institutional Information
4.¬†Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations- Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student annually.¬† Drug and Alcohol education programs counseling are available at¬†BASICS (Brief Alcohol Assessment and Intervention for College Students). The Office of Financial Aid notifies students of their loss of eligibility and ways to regain, if those cases occur.
5.¬†Study Abroad Programs¬†Rice-approved programs are eligible to utilize the financial aid awarded. Speak with your financial aid counselor for more information on the Study Abroad Programs.
General Institutional Information
6.¬†Privacy of Student Records ‚Äď Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
For additional information on FERPA, visit the¬†U.S. Department of Education website.
7.¬†Consumer Information on College Navigator Website
8.¬†Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities
9.¬†Student Body Diversity¬†and additional information
10.¬†Cost of Attendance
11.¬†Net Price Calculator
12.¬†Refund Policy,¬†Requirements for Withdrawal¬†and for the¬†Return of Title IV, HEA Financial Aid
14. Academic Program (Educational Programs, Instructional Facilities, and Faculty)
Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs
15.¬†Transfer of Credit Policies¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
16.¬†Institutional and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure. List of Accredited Programs.
For more information, contact the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
17.¬†Teacher Preparation Program Report
18.¬†Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions¬†(Including¬†Computer Use and File Sharing)
19.¬†Vision for the Rice University Second Century,¬†Student Handbook,¬†Faculty Handbook,¬†
Health and Safety
20.¬†Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program.
Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student annually.¬† Drug and Alcohol education programs counseling are available at¬†BASICS (Brief Alcohol Assessment and Intervention for College Students). The Office of Financial Aid notifies students of their loss of eligibility and ways to regain, if those cases occur.
22.¬†Security Report,¬†Timely Warnings,¬†(Emergency Notification System¬†and¬†Evacuation Procedures), and¬†Crime Log
A Student Notification is emailed to current and prospective campus community members.
23.¬†Security Report ‚ąí Missing Person Notification Policy
This notice is emailed directly to students and employees.
24.¬†Fire Safety Report and Fire Log
25.¬†Information for Crime Victims About Disciplinary Hearings
26. Retention Rates and additional information.
27.¬†Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates¬†(Including Disaggregated Completion/Graduation Rates)¬†and College Navigator
28.¬†Placement in Employment
29. Job Placement Rates
30.¬†Types of Graduate and Professional Education In Which the Institution's Graduates Enroll.
Intercollegiate Athletic Program
31.¬†Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data¬†and¬†Academic Success.¬†
32.¬†Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates¬†for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid (Including Disaggregated Completion/Graduation Rates).
33.¬†Voter Registration Forms- Registration cards are available in the Fondren Library, Student Center Information Desk, All coordinator offices, and the Rice Welcome Center. (http://www.hctax.net/Voter/Registration).¬†¬†
Disclosure Requirements Relating to Education Loans
L-1¬†State and Federal Grant Assistance¬†for Undergraduates¬†/¬†Graduates
L-2¬†Federal Student Loan Information¬†¬†(including a link to¬†Publications by Dept of Education)
L-3¬†National Student Loan Data System
L-4¬†Entrance Counseling for Student Borrowers
L-5¬†Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers
L-6¬†Private Education Loan Disclosures (Including Self-Certification Form)
L-7¬†Code of Conduct for Education Loans
L-8¬†Preferred Lender Lists¬†‚Äď Rice University does not have a Preferred Lender List.¬† We provide a list of lenders, which students have borrowed in the past.¬† Our Private Loans provides a comparison tool for rates and benefits; however, students are free to choose any lender for private loans.
L-9¬†Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
L-10¬†Public Service Loan Forgiveness
L-12¬†Repayment Options for Loans¬†
L-14¬†Gainful Employment Disclosures: Rice University does not award financial aid to any students in Gainful Employment Programs.