Rice Alumni are as
diverse and unconventional as Rice students, dispersed among 54 states and
territories and 107 countries, pursuing advanced degrees, establishing careers
and starting their own businesses. A 2013 survey of alumnii
reveals some interesting stats about alums:
- 73% have pursued an advanced degree; of those,
89% reported that Rice prepared them for graduate or professional school “Very
well” or “More than adequately.”
- 75% reported that Rice prepared them for their
current career “Very well” or “More than adequately.”
- Almost 80% volunteered in the past 12 months.
- One in five are involved as entrepreneurs,
either currently working at a start-up, leading their own business now or
started one in the past.
- 92% are satisfied overall with their
undergraduate education at Rice, and 88% would encourage a current high school
senior with similar traits as the alumnus to attend Rice.
Association of Rice
alumni are members of the Association of Rice Alumni (ARA). The purpose of the ARA is to establish and maintain a continuing relationship
between the university and its alumni. To achieve this purpose, the ARA
sponsors programs that encourage intellectual stimulation and social
interaction among alumni. It also offers ways for alumni to contribute to and
share in the enhancement of the university. To learn more about the ARA, click here.
i The 2013 Alumni Survey was administered by the
Consortium on Financing Higher Education (COFHE) to the alumni of its member
institutions in Spring 2013. The Rice undergraduate classes of 1993, 1998,
2003, and 2008 were surveyed online, with a response rate of 38%. The 2016 Alumni Survey will be conducted in late Spring 2017.