Rice University

Houston, TX

National College Match Scholarship Package

These numbers reflect estimated student expenses for the 2023-2024 school year. Amounts will change slightly from year to year, but as the cost of college increases, the scholarship packages will correspondingly increase. Your official financial aid award will be included in a letter directly from Rice.

Annual Cost



Housing & Food


Books & Supplies






Required Fees






Federal Work-Study


Student Summer Work Contribution


Parent Contribution


Student Savings


Student Loan




Policy on Outside Funding

Outside funding 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 purchase through Rice for $3,139, if the student is not covered by a parent's insurance. For QuestBridge Match students at Rice the full premium will be covered with institutional aid. 

Policy on Student Contribution

Rice does not require QuestBridge Match students to contribute to their cost of attendance.

Requirements Associated with Maintaining this Award

Other Details
A fixed $650 is credited to the student each term for books.

Required fees include the following: $910 standard student fees and $340 Orientation Week fee plus $470 room and board fee during Orientation Week.

For students living at home, the cost of room will be deducted from their cost of attendance, making the total award for 2023-24 $69,388.