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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.) (Jul 2021)5,414
Job Openings1
Revenue (FY, 2020)$742.5 M(-5%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

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
Richard Zansitis

Richard Zansitis

Vice President and General Counsel
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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.
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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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

67/100

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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

Dateline Rice for July 30, 2021

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL Opinion: We can use carbon to decarbonize — and get hydrogen for free Matteo Pasquali, the A.J. Hartsook Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, a […]

Science and technology research is critical infrastructure, says Baker Institute

Investments in science and technology research are vital to the United States’ economic growth and global leadership, according to a new report from Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

Vardi wins award for social and professional responsibility

Rice computer scientist Moshe Vardi has won the 2021 Norbert Wiener Award for Social and Professional Responsibility from IEEE's Society on the Social Implications of Technology.

Dateline Rice for July 29, 2021

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL È stato creato un impianto biotech che produce insulina An article features Rice research on 3D printing an insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetics. […]

Dateline Rice for July 28, 2021

FEATURED ITEM Opinion: Time to reopen US-Mexico border to legal travel and vaccinate on both sides Tony Payan, the Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for […]

Dateline Rice for July 27, 2021

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL This woman was the first scientist to chart the physics of climate change — in 1856 Sylvia Dee, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and […]
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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 5,414 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 $137.1 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.