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Rice University

School of Social Sciences

Houston, TX

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Overview

Rice University / School of Social Sciences is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Energy Economics (MEECON)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

449
Applied
40
Accepted
34
Enrolled
9%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Student Body

141
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.8%
Black or African American 2.84%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.67%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

85
Total faculty
Full-time - 63
Part-time - 22
Male (59)
Female (26)

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Lyn Ragsdale
Phone: 713-348-0000

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