Chart your path in

We welcome students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in going deep within our core areas of research, or bringing “out-of-the-box” experience to expand the boundaries of our work.

Our graduate students typically receive their advanced degrees through:

M.S./Ph.D. in Electrical and
Computer Engineering >

Applied Physics Graduate Program >

Systems, Synthetic, and Physical Biology Graduate Program >

M.D./Ph.D. Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) >

BioSciences at Rice: doctoral degree programs in Biochemistry & Cell Biology and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology >


Academic advisors

While most graduate students choose to work with an advisor from Rice University, many opt to work with affiliated faculty at Texas Medical Center. Visit our Faculty page to learn more about our Core Faculty, Rice Affiliates, and Texas Medical Center Affiliates. 

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Begin your application process through Rice University Graduate and
Postdoctoral Studies >.

Undergraduate Programs


A unique academic track and cross-listed offerings

Our undergraduates engage in rich hands-on experience through a range of degree programs and course offerings.

The Rice Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) offers B.S.E.E. and B.A. degrees with specialization in Neuroengineering.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering >


Cross-listed courses across multiple departments

Several departments at Rice have cross-listed courses (most with BIOE or NEURO designations) that provide undergraduates with a range of options for exploring their chosen area of study with us.

Neuroscience Major and Minor,
BioSciences at Rice >

Department of Mechanical Engineering >

Department of Bioengineering >


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Begin your application process with Rice University Undergraduate Admissions.

We want to meet you

If you’re interested in visiting us, please contact our labs directly to make arrangements. Connect >

Many of our faculty attend the annual Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium; let us know if you plan to be there and want to meet up. Learn about GCURS >