Rice degree seeking students may be eligible to apply for additional¬†federal funds¬†if enrolled at least half-time in for-credit hours at Rice University during the summer sessions. If you have registered and would like to apply for summer financial aid, student should complete the FAFSA 2017-2018 and the Summer 2018 Financial Aid Request Form¬†before¬†May 21, 2018.
Financial Aid Options:
Federal Funds consist of the Pell Grant and Federal Direct Loans. Private Loans are also available for the summer sessions. Eligibility of your federal funds may be limited based on annual loan limits and enrollment. Undergraduates must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and Graduates at least 4.5 credit hours to be eligible for federal funds. To verify your eligibility, please consult with your financial aid counselor. You may also choose to take out¬†private loans, in which case you can¬†select your lender¬†and apply directly with the institution.
Changes in Enrollment:
If your enrollment changes during the summer sessions, you must notify the Office of Financial Aid. Our office allows loan funds to be cancelled by request within 14 days of the loan disbursement date. To submit your request, you may email¬†firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition and Fees for 2018 Summer School:
Rice Undergraduate Students: $1000.00 per credit hour
Rice Graduate Students: $1000.00 per credit hour
Late Registration Fee (for all students after deadline): $75 nonrefundable
For additional details on tuition and fees charges, visit¬†the Cashiers Office.
Loan Limits for Summer Sessions:
Summer I: Tuition costs only
Summer II: Tuition costs only
Summer III: Tuition costs only
Summer IV: Tuition costs only plus $4,500 expense allowance.
Enrolled in Multiple Summer Sessions: Tuition cost plus $2000 expense allowance.
Full Session/Graduate Research: Tuition costs plus $4,500 expense allowance
Summer Study Abroad Programs:
Our office will need an approved budget before we can determine any financial aid eligibility. The program costs are determined by the Study Abroad Office.¬†
*Undergraduate students who are not study abroad students may not borrow more than $2000 total above tuition costs for the summer sessions and must be enrolled in at least 6 hours.
Visiting Students are not eligible for financial aid through Rice University.