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Rice University: Jones Graduate School of Business ×

Accreditation
AACSB
Location
Houston, United States of America
Format
Full time - 2 years
Accreditation
AACSB
Location
Houston, United States of America
Format
Full time - 2 years

Current program rank (FT)

47

Tuition fees

$ 132,000

(€ 119,697)

Length (months)

24

Program name

Full-time MBA

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Business school information

William Marsh Rice University, commonly known as Rice University, is a private research university located on a 300-acre campus in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and is adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. Opened in 1912 after the murder of its namesake William Marsh Rice, Rice is now a research university with an undergraduate focus. 

Study in United States of America

  • The US is the most popular destination for international students while American universities often dominate the global rankings.
  • As can be expected of a country with a population of 325 million, the US has a diverse range of cities and universities to choose from.
  • The United States is the world’s greatest economic power in terms of gross domestic product and has been among the world’s highest-ranking countries in terms of GDP per capita. The US economy is marked by resilience, flexibility, and innovation.

Program description

Rice MBA program fosters a diverse student culture that balances academic rigor with friendly collaboration. The 120 full-time students represent the smallest class size among the top ten business schools. The small class size gives students the chance to be active learners and own their education, both in and out of the classroom. Students learn through a combination of case method, simulation and experiences with companies from all industries. The core curriculum at Rice Business is designed for full-time MBA students ready for a major transition. Once core requirements have been fulfilled, second year students have more than 100 electives to choose from. 

Size of the class:
178
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Admission requirements

GMAT (Average):

705

Language Test:

TOEFL 90

(minimum)

IELTS 7

(minimum)

GPA:

3.40

Age (Avg):

28

Experience (Avg):

5

Other:

* Any degree;

* 3 references;

* 3 essays;

* Interview

(sometimes required);

* GMAT or GRE

(no minimum);

Ranking

Current rank:

47

(Financial Times)

32

(The Economist)

3 year average rank:

45

(Financial Times)

Diversity

Male/Female students:

67% / 33%

International students:

46%

Number of countries represented:

15

Female faculty:

26%

International faculty:

40%

Women on board:

29%

International board:

8%

Financial Times: International mobility rank:

43

Financial Times: International course experience rank:

83

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

Alumni salary today:

$ 161,279

Salary increase:

82%

Value for money rank:

77

Alumni recommend rank:

54

Career progress rank:

44

Career service rank:

31

Alumni aims achieved:

91%

Employed at three months:

92%

Selected recruiters:

Amazon, Google, EcoLab, Deloitte, Dell

Pre-MBA industry:

Faculty:

Full-time faculty with PhD:

95%

Educational background:

Educational background/ Undergraduate majors:

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