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  • Program Cost
    $109,000
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Enrollment
    108
Contact Information
6100 Main Street - MS 531
Houston, Texas 77005, United States
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The Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University is one of the world’s leading business schools. Named in honor of the late Jesse H. Jones, a prominent Houston business and civic leader, the Jones School is distinguished by its strong foundation in accounting, finance, marketing, organizational behavior and management with areas of excellence in energy, entrepreneurship and health care. Degreed programs include the Rice MBA, MBA for Executives, and MBA for Professionals as well as joint MBAs in medicine, engineering and professional science and a PhD for candidates aspiring to become research faculty.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    82%
  • Selectivity
    79%

Events Calendar

  • May 7
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    On-Campus Information Session

    Houston, TX

    On-Campus Information Sessions offer you the opportunity to visit with faculty, staff, current students, and alumni. On-campus sessions include a presentation and a reception, and will take place in McNair Hall, home of the Jones Graduate School of Business. This is a great way to see the campus and the building, and learn about the program in a large social setting.

  • Jun 9
    Round 5 MBA Application Deadline (MBA for Professionals and Executives Only)

    Houston, TX

    All materials must be submitted by the deadline at midnight CST, in order for your application to be considered in that round. Please note that the application is on EST. If your supplemental materials are received after the deadline, your application will be considered in the subsequent round. Interviews will be scheduled on an invitation only basis, following the initial review of your application.

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About Rice University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 163
  • Middle 80% 109 to 232
Admissions Selectivity
79% Jones Graduate School of Business 77% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 70
79% 79.0
82% 82.0
Re-Applicants
1% 1
0%
Wait-listed
100% 0
Pre-MBA Careers
Other
44% 44
General Management
29% 29
Finance / Accounting
9% 9
Consulting
7% 7
Marketing / Sales
4% 4
Operations
2% 2
Management
2% 2
Human Resources
2% 2
Petroleum / Energy
58% 58
Pharma / Health Care
18% 18
Other
13% 13
Technology
4% 4
Consulting
4% 4
Non-Profit
2% 2
Financial Services
0% 0
Government
0% 0
Manufacturing
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
Consumer Products
0% 0
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
$156,668 Applicant Average Base Salary

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$109,000
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$109,000
Total Program Cost
Basic scholarships awarded
Loans
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
100% 100
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Students in Core Classes
45 Jones Graduate School of Business 36 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
40% 40
Lectures
30% 30
Team project
20% 20
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Joint Degree Programs
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 22
  • Distance learning No
  • Out of country or special trip/project No
Technology Improvements
  • Added smart boards to conferences rooms; AV upgrades in the classrooms; Audio upgrade in Shell auditorium; AFC video projection upgrade; Adobe Connect for EMBA students; New research server for faculty; Upgrade of El Paso Trading lab; Upgrade of Exchange server; HD Camcorders for communications courses; Upgrade of high speed copiers/printers for administration and phd students Audience response technology; Refresh of loaner laptops; El Paso Trading Room refresh; Staff technology refresh; 3 New AV equipped conference rooms.

Students: Who are my classmates?

38 Average age of student 38% International Students
13% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
47% 47
Asian American
25% 25
Hispanic
14% 14
Student Citizenship
North America
80% 80
Asia
9% 9
Europe Free Trade Zone
4% 4
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Campus
  • Campus distance from airport 12 miles
  • Pre-program Orientation
  • Types of housing Accomodations are provided at a local hotel
  • Temporary housing available

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,775 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
3 Active alumni clubs
22% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.