Newest Owls react to being accepted into Rice Class of 2028

Accepted to Rice

Congratulations to the newest Owls! Rice admitted 442 early decision applicants to the Class of 2028. The university had a record 2,886 early decision applications, a 5% increase from last year. Another 1,795 students applied through the QuestBridge program, which connects the nation’s exceptional, low-income youth with leading colleges. Rice matched with 77 QuestBridge scholars. The newest Owls will flock to campus for O-Week in August.