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“Beautiful, Inspiring Campus”

Rice University Campus
Ranked #16 of 307 things to do in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

The campus has beautiful buildings, and you have a sense that this place is the Stanford of the South. There's a lot of pride by both the students and the locals; everything is clean, manicured, and naturesque in a way.

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Reviewed 26 October 2013

It's hard to believe this campus is in the middle of Houston. There are lots of oak trees throughout the campus and inner loop that provide lots of shady areas to sit and walk under. The school's mascot is Rice Owls and every year there are sightings of baby owls. There is also a 3 mile loop around the outskirts of campus and is used by joggers, walkers, and runners that is mostly tree covered. I can see why students love Rice.

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Reviewed 14 October 2013

one of the prettiest university campuses in the south, I think. Love the oak trees, and the serenity.

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Reviewed 14 October 2013

My son is a Professor at Rice so my husband and I were fortunate enough to get a guided tour of the campus. I have been on several college campuses in the U.S. and this one is indeed beautiful! It looks like a well kept park. The stately old oaks are beautiful to look at and provide plenty of shade. There are ample outdoor seating areas so the students and faculty can enjoy the beautiful setting. It is easy to understand why my son enjoys teaching at this University.

Thank Montana M
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

Beautifully landscaped, distinguished architecture, always evolving
Rice University is certainly an exception to the classic New England college campus. A mix of MIT, Harvard, Yale, personalities in faculty and the student body. An exceptional educational institution.

Thank Academyaward
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