About Owls

Why Recruit at Rice

  • Top Tier Institution: Located in Houston, TX, Rice University is consistently ranked among the nation's top 20 universities by U.S. News and World Report and boasts a 6:1 faculty-to-student ratio.

  • Distinguished Academics: Rice offers more than 50 undergraduate majors across 6 schools of study, including Architecture, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences, along with an array of graduate degree programs. An M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. from Rice equates to more than in-depth knowledge of a specific subject. Graduate students at Rice pursuing professional and scholarly degrees acquire widely applicable skills that are just as useful in business and industry as they are in academia.You can learn more about the number of undergraduate and graduate degrees awarded by major here.

  • Student Body Diversity: Rice values the diversity of its 4,000+ undergraduate students and 3,600+ graduate students.

  • Residential College System: Undergraduate students develop a strong identity and commitment to their respective residential college - skills that can translate into positive team building and loyalty in the workplace. Because each student is randomly assigned to one of the 11 colleges before they matriculate, students are exposed to a diversity of backgrounds, academic interests, experiences, talents, and goals.

Student Outcomes