Earn Your Rice MBA Online in as Few as 24 Months

Become part of a rich network of ambitious business leaders by earning your MBA online from Rice Business—ranked among the best business schools by U.S. News and World Report.1

We offer class start dates four times per year: January, April, July and October. 

Application Deadlines
Classes Start Early Priority Deadline Priority Deadline Final Application Deadline
October 7, 2019 July 12, 2019 August 9, 2019 September 6, 2019
January 6, 2020 October 11, 2019 November 8, 2019, 2019 December 6, 2019

We accept applications on a rolling basis and evaluate your candidacy as a package—i.e., based on your essays, virtual interview, leadership roles, community involvement, career progression and test scores as a whole.

GMAT or GRE scores from the last five years are required to apply. Applications may be reviewed with unofficial scores, but if you are accepted into the program, your official scores must be submitted by the time you start classes.

GMAT or GRE waivers are available for select applicants. To be considered for a GMAT or GRE waiver, you must have one of the following: 

  • seven or more years of full-time work experience
  • a graduate degree in a quantitative field
  • a terminal degree (e.g., M.D., J.D., Ph.D.)
  • a quantitatively oriented professional certification
  • other standardized test scores demonstrating comparable quantitative ability

Move your career forward with an MBA from Rice Business. Request information today to learn more about the program.

1 U.S. News and World Report, ranked in 2019Return to footnote reference