Graduate Program Application

Graduate Program Application

Thank you for your interest in computer science graduate studies at Rice.


Application Deadlines

All required application materials must be submitted online by the following deadlines in order for an application to be considered.

Notification Dates

Application decisions will be mailed on the schedule below. Using your username and password, you can access the application system to check your application status.

Application Fee

There is no application fee for the Ph.D. program. The application fee for submitting an online application to the MCS program is $85. The fee must be paid through the online application system using a major credit card. Application fee waivers are rarely granted. Applicants who believe that they may be eligible for a fee waiver should contact the graduate admission committee.

Required Documents and Test Scores

In addition to the application, the following documents and test scores are required to complete your application package. To avoid delays in processing your application materials, do not mail to the Computer Science Department duplicate copies of information that is available through the online application system.

Contact Us

All correspondence regarding graduate applications, including questions related to the application process, should be directed to the department's graduate admission committee. Information and inquiries directed to individual faculty members will not be processed.

Graduate Admission Committee
Department of Computer Science
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892, MS-132
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Phone: +1 713 348-4834