Upcoming deadlines for Rice University includes the following:
- Early Decision (ED) deadline is Nov. 1. Students who have named Rice their top choice and have found it to be a great overall match should consider applying ED.
- Regular Decision (RD) deadline is Jan. 1. Students who would prefer to weigh their college options should go this route.
No matter which application round students choose, they will be considered equally for all financial aid opportunities. Rice offers need-based financial aid, including merit scholarships, which are renewable for four years. These are typically awarded to students who distinguish themselves scholastically or personally within our pool of applicants. Rice considers students for merit scholarships automatically – no additional applications are required. This year, more than $10 million in merit scholarships were awarded to Rice undergraduates.