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Rice University

Essay Requirements

Essay Requirements

All first-year applicants will write one Common App essay (choosing one prompt) and provide responses to the Rice Supplemental (Rice supplemental essays). The Rice Supplemental also includes a unique image question called “The Box.”

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Common App Essay Prompts

Choose one.

Rice Supplemental

Responses are required for prompts 1 and 2, and for one of the two sub-prompts for prompt 3.

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