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Rice Sport Management Ranked No. 1 by Niche

Rice Sport Management is ranked No. 1 by Niche in their 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 Best Colleges for Sports Management in America ratings! This ranking is based on rigorous analysis of academic, admissions, financial, and student life data from the U.S Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and alumni.

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Rice 'most affordable' private school on 'New Ivies list

As Rice University rises among the nation’s elite institutions, it is now being recognized for its exceptional affordability. Rice was recently included on Forbes’ inaugural list of “New Ivies,” celebrated for “turning out smart, driven graduates craved by employers of all types.” Now, new analysis by CNBC highlights Rice as the most affordable private school on this exclusive list.

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Rice ranked by Niche as one of nation's top 10 universities, No. 1 in Texas

2023 Niche LogoRice landed at No. 6 - up from No. 7 last year - and topped all colleges in Texas in Niche's 2023 ratings of best colleges in the United States. The university also ranked No. 7 in the nation for best value - and No. 1 in Texas - and is No. 9 on the lsit of colleges with the best professors and No. 10 on the list of best campuses.

Rice University rises to No. 15 nationally, and remains No. 1 in Texas in 2023 U.S. News and World Report

Rice University has rise to No. 15 among the nation's top universities ranked in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" guidebook. Rice also ranked No. 6 on the nation's best values for higher education, and the university tied for No. 3 in the rankings of institutions whose students graduate with the least debt. Rice remains the No. 1 university in Texas.

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Rice among most acclaimed universities in 2022 Princeton Review history

Rice University ranks among the most lauded institutions in the history of the Princeton Review's annual survey on the nation's best colleges, according to a newly published report analyzing three decades of reviews on America's institutions of higher education.

The Rice Investment

Beginning in fall 2019, undergraduate students from families with incomes under $130,000 will pay no tuition through full-scholarships and grants. This initiative is intended to address challenges faced by families with moderate incomes.

For more information on The Rice Investment, visit their website