Rice Natural Sciences professors are among the most distinguished researchers in the world. With a small student body and a recognized commitment to teaching undergraduates, each Rice student has the opportunity to work side-by-side with our outstanding research faculty, learning how to solve challenging problems. Even as freshmen, all Natural Sciences students have access to mentored research opportunities with our faculty and our partners at the Texas Medical Center. In fact, more than 60% of Natural Sciences students are currently involved in research.
Whether you're a first-year student whose only research experience is in high school lab or an upperclassman who already has some research experience, there is an undergraduate research opportunity that is the right fit for you.