Rice University (Jones)

Houston, TX
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Online MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • 69%
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
  • Rolling
  • COST PER CREDIT
  • $2,100.00
  • CREDITS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
  • 54
  • ENROLLED
  • 339
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible
  • PROGRAM LENGTH
  • 2-5 years

Rice University (Jones) accepts applications to its online MBA program on a rolling basis. Applicants must submit a GMAT or GRE score for admission consideration, however, the requirement can be waived in special circumstances. Incoming students had an average undergraduate GPA of 3.32 last year. The acceptance rate into the university’s online program was 69%. Rice currently enrolls 339 students in its online MBA program, and its one-year retention rate in 2022 was 84.6%. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Students must complete 54 credits to graduate. One letter of recommendation is required. The program offers concentrations in: corporate strategy, corporate finance, investment management, marketing, entrepreneurship, energy, and health care.

Traditional MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • 43%
  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 702
  • ENROLLED
  • 327
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Yes
  • MEDIAN BASE SALARY OF NEW GRADS
  • $140,000

Rice University (Jones) candidates must submit a GMAT or GRE score, although test waivers are possible. The school requires one letter of recommendation if it is from a direct or former supervisor; otherwise students must submit two. Incoming students had an average GMAT score of 702 in 2022, with an acceptance rate of 43%. A TOEFL score is not required for international students. Graduates from Rice’s full-time MBA program earn a median base salary of $140,000.

Executive MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 16.5
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible

Rice University’s (Jones) executive MBA program waives GMAT and GRE test requirements for qualified applicants. Among incoming students, the average amount of prior work experience is 16.5 years. International students may be required to submit TOEFL scores. One letter of recommendation is required and students must complete a minimum of 54 credits hours to graduate. Currently, 122 students are enrolled in the program and applications are due by May 15.

Part-Time MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 666
  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 7.8
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Yes

Students who hope to attend the part-time program at Rice University (Jones) must submit either GMAT or GRE scores to be considered for admission. Incoming part-time MBA students at Rice have, on average, a 666 score on the GMAT or a 157 on the quantitative portion of the GRE and a 155 on the verbal section. The acceptance rate to Rice’s part-time MBA program in 2021 was 84.2%. Incoming students had an average undergraduate GPA of 3.29 and more than seven years of work experience. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score to be considered for admission.