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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, TX, US
Websiterice.edu
Employee Ratings4.6
Overall CultureD

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)5,449
Job Openings104
Revenue (FY, 2020)$742.5 M(-5%)

Key People/Management at Rice University

David W. Leebron

David W. Leebron

President
Reginald DesRoches

Reginald DesRoches

Provost
Yvonne Romero Da Silva

Yvonne Romero Da Silva

VP of Enrollment Management
Kathy Collins

Kathy Collins

VP for Finance
Kevin Kirby

Kevin Kirby

Vice President for Administration
Caroline Levander

Caroline Levander

Vice President for Global and Digital Strategy
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Rice University Office Locations

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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1912

Rice University total Funding

$11.8 m
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Rice University Revenue

Rice University's revenue was reported to be $742.52 m in FY, 2020 which is a 5.6% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

742.5m

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(5.6%)

Net income (FY, 2020)

(403.0m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(43.5m)

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

31.5m
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

717.5m786.8m742.5m

Revenue growth, %

10%(6%)

Operating expense total

692.7m748.4m786.0m

Depreciation and amortization

64.2m66.5m68.0m
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

42.5m25.5m31.5m

Accounts Receivable

76.1m43.2m46.7m

PP&E

1.3b1.3b1.4b

Total Assets

8.4b8.7b8.4b
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

476.0m305.6m(403.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

64.2m66.5m68.0m

Accounts Payable

10.0m(11.3m)(9.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(135.0m)(137.8m)(253.8m)
USDFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Rice University Online and Social Media Presence

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Rice University Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    55/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    40/100

  • Compensation

    F

    32/100

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Rice University News and Updates

New Polymer Cores Added to Windows Could Solve Energy Issues for Buildings

Engineers from Rice University have proposed a colorful solution to futuristic energy collection—adding luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs) to windows in buildings.

Harris County Health gives 800 doses to Rice amidst winter storm

Rice University received 1,000 Moderna vaccines from Harris County Public Health that had to be administered by 5:00 p.m. Monday, according to Rice’s Crisis Management Team. Due to the weather and unsafe road conditions, these vaccine doses were designated for those who were already on the Rice camp…

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

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

Deep Learning Breakthrough Made by Rice University Scientists

In an earlier deep learning article , we talked about how inference workloads—the use of already-trained neural networks to analyze data—can run on fairly cheap hardware, but running the training workload that the neural network "learns" on is orders of magnitude more expensive. In particular, the …

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

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

Beer Bike comes barreling back for 2021

The annual relay race took place across two days.

Dateline Rice for April 12, 2021 (Weekend Edition)

COVID-19 PANDEMIC Lacking faith: White Evangelicals and the COVID-19 vaccine Elaine Howard Ecklund, the Herbert S. Autrey professor of sociology and director of the Religion […]

Rice remembers Chandler Davidson, founding member of Department of Sociology

Chandler Davidson, a longtime professor in Rice University's School of Social Sciences who was one of the nation's leading experts on voting rights, died April 10 at the age of 84.

China positioning itself to dominate world’s copper supply

NEWS RELEASE Jeff Falk 713-348-6775 jfalk@rice.edu Avery Franklin 713-348-6327 averyrf@rice.edu China positioning itself to dominate world’s copper supply Material is crucial to alternative energy future […]

President’s town hall set for April 14

President David Leebron will host a virtual town hall meeting at 2 p.m. April 14. Leebron will discuss the future of the university, including the […]

Rice, Baylor part of research effort to advance genome editing

Researchers from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine are part of a national effort to accelerate genome-editing research and develop gene-editing technologies and therapies.
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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, Reginald DesRoches and Yvonne Romero Da Silva.

  • How many employees does Rice University have?

    Rice University has 5,449 employees.

  • What is Rice University revenue?

    Latest Rice University annual revenue is $742.5 m.

  • What is Rice University revenue per employee?

    Latest Rice University revenue per employee is $136.3 k.

  • Who are Rice University competitors?

    Competitors of Rice University include University of Houston, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Babson College.

  • 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.