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Enrollment & Degrees Awarded

Undergraduate Enrollments, Fall 2021

Department BA BS Undeclared Majors Total
Bioengineering 71* 71
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 59* 59
Civil and Environmental Engineering 6 38* 44
Computational and Applied Mathematics 32 36
Computer Science 163 177 340
Electrical and Computer Engineering 1 102* 103
Materials Science and NanoEngineering 2 12* 14
Mechanical Engineering 1 189* 190
Statistics 77 77
Undeclared Majors** 602 602
Total School of Engineering Undergraduate Majors 282 648 602 1,532

*BS degree programs that are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The other BS and BA undergraduate programs are not accredited by the EAC of ABET.

**Although Engineering undergraduates are strongly encouraged to declare an official major before the end of their first year, Rice does not require them to formally declare majors until the spring semester of their second year.

Source: Rice University Census Data provided by the Office of the Registrar


Graduate Enrollments, Fall 2020

Department Professional Master's MS PHD Total
Bioengineering* 46 1 124 171
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering* 15 7 92 114
Civil and Environmental Engineering* 3 4 52 59
Computational and Applied Mathematics 38 30 68
Computer Science* 390 2 105 497
Electrical and Computer Engineering* 26 1 162 189
Materials Science and NanoEngineering 21 2 67 90
Mechanical Engineering 6 54 68
Statistics* 50 504 104
Center for Engineering Leadership 3 3
Total School of Engineering Graduate Majors 598 31 734 1,363

* PhD students in these departments includes students in the Applied Physics program and the Systems, Synthetic, and Physical Biology (SSPB) programs.

Source: Rice University Census Data provided by the Office of the Registrar


Undergraduate Degrees Awarded, AY 2020-21

Department BA BS Total
Bioengineering 56* 56
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 23* 23
Civil and Environmental Engineering 1 20* 21
Computational and Applied Mathematics 17 17
Computer Science 86 63 149
Electrical and Computer Engineering 1 37* 38
Materials Science and NanoEngineering 1 4* 5
Mechanical Engineering 4 54* 58
Statistics 32 3 35
Total School of Engineering Undergraduate Degrees Awarded 142 260 402

*BS degree programs that are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The other BS and BA undergraduate programs are not accredited by the EAC of ABET.

Source: Rice University Degrees Awarded provided by the Office of the Registrar


Graduate Degrees Awarded, AY 2020-21

Department Professional Master's Degrees MA MS PhD Total
Bioengineering 22 25 47
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 8 4 12 24
Civil and Environmental Engineering 1 1 4 6
Computational and Applied Mathematics 17* 6 7 30
Computer Science 107* 6 16 129
Electrical and Computer Engineering 8 19 19 46
Materials Science and NanoEngineering 8 2 13 23
Mechanical Engineering 5 7 7 19
Statistics 29* 10 6 45
Total School of Engineering Graduate Degrees Awarded 205 16 39 109 369

*Includes students earning a Master's degree in Computational Science and Engineering

Source: Rice University Degrees Awarded provided by the Office of the Registrar