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Watch out, Ivy League: Rice University ranked 7th for valueWatch out, Ivy League: Rice University ranked 7th for valuehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=20982014-12-23T09:07:00Z2014-12-23T00:00:00Z

HOUSTON - Rice University ranked No. 7 on Kiplinger’s Best College Values list, which sorted and compared the top 300 best college values in the U.S.

Rice University ranked behind notable names like Harvard University, Princeton University and Swarthmore College.

Some of the factors that Kiplinger ranked the schools on were admittance rates, student per faculty, four-year graduation rate, total cost per year and average debt at graduation.

Rice University has a 17 percent admittance rate, with a 6:1 student to faculty ratio, a 79 percent four-year graduation rate, costs about $55,000 a year and students who graduate do so with about $18,000 of debt.

Rice University was recently ranked as the No. 1 college in Texas by College Factual.

It was also the only Texas school to land on U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Colleges.

See the full rankings at Kiplinger.

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