Online-Distance Education

Rice University provides online-distance education courses and programs to extend its academic reach and enhance classroom instruction. Such courses are available for credit to degree-seeking students. These courses provide the same high quality as face-to-face instruction, as governed by the regulations and principles of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Please see University Policy 846, Distance and Online Education, for further details. 

Rice Online for-credit Courses 

Each academic year Rice offers a number of for-credit courses online. These courses use the online method of instruction, indicating that the majority of the class time instruction is occurring when and where students and instructors are not in the same place. These online course offerings can be found in the official Rice Course Schedule by querying by method of instruction.