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    a good place to pursue PhD degree in nanotechnology

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    a lot of great professors and research resources

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    the summer here is hot

Rice University Interviews

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    Graduate Student Researcher Interview

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    I had no interview process since I applied for my PhD program online.The online fee was around $100 if my memory is correct. Staff in the department was pretty helpful and friendly to answer all my questions before I attended to Rice. GRE requirement is not quite high for perspective students in Engineering School.

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    • If the professor's funding is cut, you probably need to find your own financial support. There is no guarantee that you can always receive the financial support until you graduate from the department or your advisor. This situation might make your life more stressful.   Answer Question
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Rice University Awards & Accolades

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Great Colleges to Work For, The Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC, 2009

Additional Info

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Website www.rice.edu
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1891
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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You have to be as wise as an owl to attend Rice University, and have really good SAT scores. Often referred to as the "Ivy League of the South," Rice -- with "Sammy the Owl" as its mascot -- consistently appears at the top of college academic rankings, including those published by US News & World Report. The school has an enrollment of some 5,700 students and about 650 faculty members (giving it a student-teacher ratio of just about 6:1). Rice offers programs through eight schools in areas such as engineering, computer science, economics, architecture, and art history. The... More

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