Rice Online K-20 and Beyond Educational Programs

Rice Online is committed to producing courses infused with Rice University excellence and unconventional wisdom, for learning at any age— K-20 and beyond. 


Open Courses

Rice Online Learning is proud to connect Rice University's most innovative and effective faculty with a global audience. From the humanities to programming, our Rice Online courses provide an opportunity for life-long learning. Visit our Open Courses to view current, future and past courses. 

Professional Education

Provides targeted, 27/7 access to professional education for working adults in the healthcare and energy fields.

High School Courses

In the high school space, @RICE has partnered with edX, the Arnold foundation, and top AP high school teachers to bring Adavanced Placement courses to a nation-wide audience. 


Rice Alumni

Rice Online Learning works closely with Rice University Alumni Affairs to produce short lectures and other learning opportunities for Rice Alumni. Featuring some of Rice's most beloved professors, these courses and lecture aim to engage the Rice community at Rice and beyond. 

Rice Students

One of Rice Online Learning's goals is to improve undergraduate education on campus, through pioneering innovative education techologies and providing important digital elements to the residential campus experience. Currently, Rice students can take three summer school classes online, and we aim to expand those offerings. 


Custom Programs

Rice Online Learning works with outside partners to leverage Rice University's outstanding academic talent and Rice Online Learning's ed tech experience. We work to create bespoke online courses that fit specific needs-- for industry partners, non-profit organizations, and any other group that might need our combination of experitise, commitment to quality production, and experience.