Majors, Minors and Programs
Rice offers more than 50 undergraduate majors across six divisions of study, including architecture, engineering, humanities, music, natural sciences and social sciences. Additionally, minors, interdisciplinary and pre-professional programs complement our comprehensive curriculum, with multiple opportunities for research and collaboration.
Whether you’re seeking research experience, a career change or a boost up the corporate ladder, completing your graduate studies at Rice University can offer a significant edge. Our prestigious professional and research-oriented programs are highly selective, and they attract some of the world’s brightest and most talented minds.
The Office of Academic Advising (OAA) at Rice University leads and engages a community of academic advising that strives for an unparalleled environment for students to explore opportunities, identify goals and implement plans to reach those goals.
Research Centers and Institutes
Rice University has identified strategic areas of scholarship. Much of the work of these centers and institutes of excellence are highly interdisciplinary, contributing to the advancement of science and technology in nanoscale science, computing and information technology, quantum phenomena, and cross-disciplinary research and education encompassing the biological, chemical and engineering disciplines.