Rice University

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Rice University is a research university with an undergraduate focus. It offers a selection of programs in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, architecture, music, and business management.

TypePrivate
Founded1912
HQHouston, US
Websiterice.edu
Employee Ratings4.5

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)5,314
Job Openings64
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Rice University

David W. Leebron

David W. Leebron

President
Cathryn Councill

Cathryn Councill

Director of The SAFE Office
Kate Coley

Kate Coley

Associate Director, Alumni Programs
Kazimir I. Karwowski

Kazimir I. Karwowski

Executive Director
Amy McClurd

Amy McClurd

Director
Olga Trejo

Olga Trejo

Assistant Director
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Rice University Office Locations

Rice University has an office in Houston
Houston, US (HQ)
6100 Main St
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Rice University Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1912

Rice University total Funding

$11.8 m

Rice University Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

68/100

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Rice University Online and Social Media Presence

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Rice University News and Updates

Baylor Genetics and Rice University Form COVID-19 Screening Partnership for the Fall Semester; Partnership Aims for 'Moon-Shot' 48-Hours-or-Less Turnaround for Test Results

Baylor Genetics and Rice University form partnership to create a first-of-its-kind solution for the university to resume in-person classes for the fall semester despite the COVID-19 pandemic

Rice University Study on Illegal Immigration Underestimates Costs, Overestimates Benefits, and Defies Logic, Says FAIR

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy is a desperate attempt to sell the American public on the "benefits" of mass illegal immigration amidst an economic crisis that has the vast majority of Americans questioning why...

Duke, Rice University are innovating production of protective masks, ventilators

The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to innovative projects and creative thinking to address the shortages of PPE and respiratory machines using 3D printing.

Trilogy Education Partners with Columbia Engineering and Rice University to Offer Groundbreaking FinTech Boot Camps

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilogy Education, a 2U, Inc. brand (NASDAQ: TWOU) and leading workforce accelerator, today announced the launch of two inaugural fintech boot camps in partnership with Rice University in Houston and Columbia Engineering in New York City. The new...
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Rice University Blogs

‘Strategic indifference’ leaves refugees in precarious position, says Baker Institute expert

HOUSTON – (Nov. 24, 2020) – Current explanations for migrant and refugee policies in the "global south" mistake the absence of formal policy for neglect. But a migration and immigration expert at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy proposes to explain this dynamic as "strategic indif…

AI helps scientists understand brain activity behind thoughts

Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University have developed artificial intelligence models that help them better understand the brain computations that underlie thoughts.

Dateline Rice for Nov. 23, 2020 (Weekend Edition)

COVID-19 PANDEMIC How are holiday concerts, Black Friday being reimagined? Is there hope for the holidays with vaccines? Kirstin Matthews, fellow in science and technology […]

Study: Early, late stages of degenerative diseases are distinct

Rice University biochemists have proposed that degenerative diseases as varied as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and muscle atrophy occur in two distinct phases marked by protein signaling changes that could result in patients responding differently to the same treatment.

Next fall, Rice Architecture sets sail for Seoul

A Rice assistant professor of architecture and his students hope to travel to Seoul, South Korea, next fall to present their work at the city’s Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism.

Masks on, then hands-on

For one Rice University classroom that is all about the hands-on experience, the fall of 2020 was a test. It appears to have passed.
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Rice University Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rice University founded?

    Rice University was founded in 1912.

  • Who are Rice University key executives?

    Rice University's key executives are David W. Leebron, Cathryn Councill and Kate Coley.

  • How many employees does Rice University have?

    Rice University has 5,314 employees.

  • Who are Rice University competitors?

    Competitors of Rice University include University of Texas System, Colorado State University and Australia National University (ANU).

  • Where is Rice University headquarters?

    Rice University headquarters is located at 6100 Main St, Houston.

  • Where are Rice University offices?

    Rice University has an office in Houston.

  • How many offices does Rice University have?

    Rice University has 1 office.