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Rice University EXC
Houston, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Program Details:
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Level:
Undergraduate
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Language/s:
English
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Agreement Scope:
University-wide
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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2019 Ranking:
86
Program Description:
Program Description:

About

Rice University
Location: Houston, TX
Year Established: 1912
Student population: 6500
University ranking: 89
 
About 
Rice University is a private and independent university dedicated to the "advancement of letters, science, and art." Rice attracts a diverse group of highly talented students with a range of academic studies that includes humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, architecture, music, and business management.

Unique characteristics
Rice University is consistently ranked as one of the best undergraduate teaching and research institutions in the country. Its small size (approximately 3800 undergraduate and 2700 graduate students) allows for a small student-to-faculty ratio.
 
Location
Houston is an international city, with an energetic and diverse culture. From attending premier performing arts events to eating at outstanding restaurants to shopping at trendy stores, you'll find plenty to do and see.


Rice University.
 

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s:

Arts and Social Sciences

Science

Engineering

Visual Arts

Education

 
Exclusions: Music, Architecture, Business
 
Teaching Periods: Semesters
Semester 1: August - December
Semester 2: January - May

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University

24cpts

15 Credits


The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
The university uses letter grades from A through F, based on a 4-point scale

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period
 

Languages

Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.

Language Requirement
See language requirement for non-native speakers of English.
 

Living

What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Accommodation 
On-campus housing is available.

Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas

Insurance
Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange
 

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University's calendar

Orientation
An international student orientation programme is held before the start of semester

Visas
Information from the host university
Information from the Embassy of The United States in Australia
 

Student Experiences

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