Rice ranked best college in Texas by Money magazine

Money magazine named Rice University the best college in Texas for 2017.

View of Lovett HallThe honor resulted from Rice’s No. 12 national ranking in Money’s “2017 Best Colleges for Your Money,” which was the highest of any other Texas school in the guide.

The rankings are based on quality of education, affordability and alumni outcomes.

“Rice stands out for its alumni outcomes: Average student debt is less than $10,000, and recent graduates report average salaries that are 16 percent higher than similar colleges,” Money wrote.

The complete list of Money’s best college for each state is available here.



About B.J. Almond

B.J. Almond is senior director of news and media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.