The Houston Chronicle featured an article discussing the new initiative goals at Rice University. One of the Initiatives aims to attract and support a more diverse student body, and to get those students real-world, hands-on experiences while they're in college.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine ranked Rice University as the 4th best-value private school in the nation. The rankings cite four-year schools that combine highest-quality academics and very generous financial aid packages that make education affordable.
The Houston Chronicle featured an article about how many public and private colleges and universities use tuition discounts to woo students who are unable or unwilling to pay the full price. The article mentions how Rice University is generous when it comes to tuition discounts.