Prospective Undergraduate Students

Prospective Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students interested in studying chemistry benefit from Rice's renowned faculty members and a strong research program in the Department of Chemistry. Prospective undergraduate students are admitted through Rice's Office of Admission. We encourage you to visit Rice at any time for a firsthand look at the beautiful, tree-lined campus. Contact the Office of Admission to arrange a visit. Can't take a campus tour? See what undergraduate life at Rice University is like through a campus virtual tour today.

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Why Rice?
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What sets our Chemistry undergraduate program apart from other high-ranking universities?  

  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Interdisciplinary research
  • Flexible degree tracks
  • Strong medical collaborations
  • Leaders in nanotechnology

One of the more unique features of the Chemistry undergraduate program at Rice includes research opportunities that allow students access to our state-of-the-art-facilities and instrumentation. We also take pride in the quality of our undergraduate classes and encourage our faculty to implement various styles of teaching. Group discussions, team discussions and/or interactive lectures play crucial roles in our effective teaching methods.