10 Fun Facts about Rice University

December 09, 2018

1. Nearly half of all Rice students are from out of state.

2. The wall at the entrance of Rice’s architecture building is known as the Frog Wall for the croaking frog noises it makes if you run your fingers over the holes.

3. All students are required to finish two P.E. type classes of Lifetime Physical Activity Program, or LPAP, before graduation.

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Rice ‘19


Accepted to Rice, SC

Sport Management Major and Varsity Baseball Player at Rice University
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Rice ‘19


Accepted to Rice, Northwestern, U Iowa

Experience with applying as a Low-Income First Generation College Student and with QuestBridge; Also Waitlisted at Harvard, WashU in St. Louis, and UChicago
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Rice ‘18


Accepted to UNC, Amherst, Northwestern, Case, Illinois, Wisconsin, Miami, Rice

I'm super cool and you should come to Rice
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Rice ‘22


Accepted to Rice, UCLA, USC, William & Mary

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