This is part of our series profiling different graduate degree programs and graduate schools at U.S. universities for international students on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa. This week we profile the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University.
Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering is a premier institution of higher education learning.
- It’s 295-acre campus is located in the heart of Houston, Texas, is situated near many vibrant and populated destinations, including the Houston Zoo, the Houston Museum District, and the Texas Medical District.
- Rice University is one of the top universities in Texas as well as the most selective in the state, ensuring that those who are admitted can handle the academic rigor of the university.
Values and Accolades
The George R. Brown School of Engineering is committed to providing a top-notch education to its students, while promoting academic success and innovative research, making it a great choice for any international student looking to study in the United States. Rice University is a university of high esteem, and its engineering school is no exception. The George R. Brown School of Engineering has an outstanding list of accolades:
- There were 1507 undergrads and 934 graduate students newly enrolled in the Fall of 2016
- 10 design teams won 12 national or international awards in the 2015-2016 school year
- More than 60% of engineering undergraduate students have significant research by the time they graduate
- There are 10 members of the National Academies on faculty
- It’s ranked #18 in U.S. News’ best engineering colleges
Departments and Programs
Rice University has 9 academic departments in the George R. Brown School of Engineering. Admission requirements and deadlines may vary by department. More information on each department and their programs can be found at the links below:
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Materials Science and NanoEngineering
For general information about Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, you can visit here.