Rice University


National College Match Scholarship Package

These numbers are based on costs for the 2017-2018 school year.  Amounts will change slightly from year to year, but as the cost of college increases, the scholarship packages will correspondingly increase.

Annual Cost of Attendance



Room & Board


Books & Supplies






Required Fees




How Costs Are Covered (annually)



Federal Work-Study


Student Summer Work Contribution


Parent Contribution


Student Savings


Student Loan




Policy Regarding Outside Scholarships
Outside scholarships will be used to reduce the Rice grant, dollar for dollar.

Policy Regarding Health Insurance
Rice requires all students to have health insurance either through their parents or another plan. A student plan is available for $2,575, if the student is not covered by parental insurance. If purchasing the Rice health insurance plan, Rice will cover ½ of the costs, and outside scholarships may be applied toward the remaining balance.

Other Details
A fixed $600 is credited to the student each term for books.

Required fees include the following: $738 standard student fees and $320 Orientation Week fee plus $325 room and board fee during Orientation Week.

Requirements Associated with Maintaining this Award

  • Minimum 2.8 GPA.

  • Upholding of Rice University Honor System.