With broad options for research alongside some of the world’s most outstanding faculty, 80% of engineering undergrads have research experience before they graduate. Students present at conferences, publish in leading academic journals and are integral parts of research teams.
Imagine building a new rocket-propulsion system or creating a device that helps a newborn babies breathe — saving lives. At Rice, design is about tackling real-world challenges and we have the facilities and tools for you to do it.
Want to launch your own business or have an idea for a tech start-up? Want to be involved in hands-on projects that emphasize communication, collaboration, and creativity? Rice has a variety of programs to support your ideas and growth.
Rice University offers endless opportunities for students to get involved outside the classroom and across campus — including recreation, art, events, art, Rice Owls games, and more! Rice is also home to more than 200 clubs, and many of these organizations bring together students focusing on engineering, science, and technology.
During Rice University's full week of orientation, O-Week for short, our goal is to provide you and the rest of the class of 2025 with the information and resources you need to navigate your undergraduate career including details on our major, minors, and programs.
Did You Know? Rice engineers are some of the most sought-after in the country — land prestigious fellowship, internships and jobs at Fortune 500 companies and high tech startups, or they continue their academic pursuits at leading universities.
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