'Ivy League of the South' can be found in Houston university, says survey

HOUSTON, Texas -- As a bastion of higher learning and innovation, Rice University has racked up no shortage of accolades and appearances on "best-of" lists.

Now, a new report casts Houston's "Ivy League of the South" as a top academic institution for the dollar.

In a recent ranking, The Princeton Review declares Rice No. 10 on the list for the best value among the country's private colleges - the sole private school in the Lone Star State to make the list.

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