Rice University combines the opportunities of a top-ranked research institution with the collaborative feel of a liberal arts college. With a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary curriculum, the University and the School of Engineering prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century. Our engineers are taught to embrace creative problem-solving techniques, hone leadership skills and use their engineering abilities to tackle real-world issues. Through classroom instruction and myriad hands-on research opportunities, our undergraduates leave Rice ready to succeed in industry and academia.
Here, you will work with like-minded students in a collaborative environment, where you will get to know your professors and classmates. Team projects give you the change to showcase your entrepreneurial spirit. And access to research opportunities will let you take part in developing products and gaining real-world experience that help you reach your goals as an engineer. You’ll do all of this in state-of-the-art facilities.
The Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering offers two undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science in materials science and nanoengineering.