Study Abroad

Rice University Study Abroad provides substantial, intellectually rigorous, and culturally enriching international opportunities. Rice Study Abroad is committed to providing high quality academic-based educational programs in collaboration with prestigious international universities and select program providers.  Rice approved programs are distinguished by their academic focus contributing to the curricular needs of Rice University as well as integration with host communities through opportunities such as intensive language instruction, field studies, professional internships, and independent study.

Students must make their study abroad arrangements through Rice Study Abroad in order to ensure proper enrollment, credit transfer, financial aid portability, scholarship eligibility, and risk management coverage.

Students should familiarize themselves with the university's transfer credit policy, and specifically that for International Transfer Credit, before studying abroad.  Please note that some departments have additional program-specific transfer credit guidelines or restrictions.