COST OF ATTENDANCE

What if the value of your education vastly surpassed the actual cost

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Rice University is consistently ranked as a best value in higher education and is one of America’s leading teaching and research universities.

By attending Rice, you will not only receive a superior education at a reasonable cost, you also will benefit from having a Rice degree long after graduation.

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*2023-2024 COST OF ATTENDANCE

CATEGORY COST
Tuition $57,210
Mandatory Fees $918
Living Expenses $15,900
Books $1,400
Personal Expenses $2,850
**Total $78,278
Average Freshman Aid Package $59,724
Average Responsibility for Families Receiving Aid $15,174

*Living expenses (housing and food) are based on a full time, degree seeking student who is living on-campus or off-campus (not with family). If your cost of attendance is reduced (due to living at home or for another reason), your financial aid may also be reduced. Please contact us if you have questions.

**Freshmen are also billed a $340 Orientation Week fee. If the student stays on campus during orientation, then there is also a $470 housing and meals fee. In addition, students are required to maintain health insurance coverage while enrolled. International freshmen are also billed $395 for Undergraduate International Orientation.

***The Rice Student Health Insurance Plan is not included in the standard Cost of Attendance and is a separate, billable cost if the student cannot demonstrate coverage by a comparable insurance plan.

****The average freshman aid package and average responsibility for families receiving aid use data from the 2022-2023 Aid Year.

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