Rice University “practices need-blind admission, meets 100 percent of demonstrated need for admitted students and is consistently heralded as one of the best values in higher education.”
It is #3 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, was the nation’s first university to create a space-physics department, and recently had a team develop liquid batteries!
Bioscience Research Collaborative
Through Rice’s Bioscience Research Collaborative, scientists and educators from Rice and other Texas Medical Center institutions work together to perform leading research, benefiting human medicine and health. The program encourages interdisciplinary interactions among interinstitutional researchers and performs cutting-edge laboratory, theoretical, and computational investigations. According to their website, “… BRC is a catalyst for new and better ways for researchers to collaborate, explore, learn and lead.”