Consistently ranking among the top 20 universities in the U.S. for best quality of student life, race/class interaction, and happiest students; most recently ranked No 4. Nationally and No. 1 in Texas for best value among private universities.
Producing award-winning students and faculty:
Pulitzer Prize Winners
Educating many of our nation's leaders, including Annise Parker, David Rhodes, John Doerr, Lance Berkman and Robert Curl, to name a few of our alumni who have excelled in fields around the world.
Annise Parker61st Mayor of Houston
David RhodesPresident, CBS News
Lance BerkmanSix-Time Major League Baseball All Star
Robert CurlRice University Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, 1996 Nobel Prize Winner
John DoerrVenture Capitalist, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers