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Choosing a Program - Exploring Your Options

Rice-approved programs allow you to continue your academic learning in the context of another culture and earn credit toward your degree as well as maintain eligibility for financial aid and retain your Rice student status. There are over 100 Rice-approved programs in nearly 60 countries for you to choose from during the academic year, semester or summer terms. So how do you choose the most appropriate program for your needs?

Determining which program will best meet your goals requires careful consideration of a number of areas, including program type, academics, language requirements, finances, and cultural/geographical factors. Please review the following pages in this section to gather important information on: