Rice University Men's Football


  • Top 71% in men's football in Division I - FBS for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 14% for spending per athlete in men's football
  • Top 7% in men's football for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 4% in men's football in Division I - FBS for ACT score
  • Top 4% in men's football in Division I - FBS for SAT score
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Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
6 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Most Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
Housing Options:
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Other
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Most Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Biochemistry
  • Psychology, General
  • Chemical Engineering
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture 45
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization 5
Latin American Studies 2
Women's Studies 2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 67
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 18
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 19
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 56
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 44
Chemical Engineering 59
Civil Engineering, General 31
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 32
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 0
Materials Engineering 0
Mechanical Engineering 56
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Nanotechnology 12
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 37
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
French Language and Literature 3
German Language and Literature 3
Linguistics 11
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 2
Spanish Language and Literature 3
History, General 18
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 0
Computational and Applied Mathematics 14
Mathematics, General 16
Statistics, General 26
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 2
Cognitive Science 37
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 57
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 23
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 10
Religion/Religious Studies 4
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 1
Astrophysics 5
Chemical Physics 2
Chemistry, General 33
Geology/Earth Science, General 8
Physics, General 13
Psychology, General 61
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General 3
Social Sciences
Anthropology 9
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 31
Economics, General 47
Political Science and Government, General 37
Sociology 27
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Art/Art Studies, General 0
Brass Instruments 1
Keyboard Instruments 2
Music Theory and Composition 4
Music, General 0
Percussion Instruments 0
Stringed Instruments 15
Visual and Performing Arts, General 8
Voice and Opera 1
Woodwind Instruments 1

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