Rice Business MBA | Online

MBA@Rice, the STEM-designated online MBA program from Rice Business, brings our tight-knit community and data-driven business education from our home of Houston to professionals around the world.
  • Top-10 Ranked—Rice’s online MBA is acclaimed by The Princeton Review and Poets & Quants.
  • GMAT/GRE Waivers Available—You may qualify if you have 7+ years of relevant work experience or sufficient quantitative skills.
  • Make Lifelong Connections—Our tight-knit community is driven, diverse and welcoming. The close relationships you form will enhance your life and career long after graduation.

Intentionally Small. Verifiably Great.

Ranked #20 Best Online MBA Program by U.S. News & World Report1


Top Online MBA Programs, ranked by The Princeton Review, 20222


Best Online MBA Programs, ranked by Poets & Quants, 20223


Graduate Entrepreneurship Program (Rice Business), ranked by The Princeton Review, 20224

Bring Your Bold to Rice Business

Rice Business is a small school with big ideas.

The online MBA program combines live classes hosted in a face-to-face online classroom with interactive coursework based on real-world scenarios. Classes are taught by a nationally recognized faculty who integrate insights from their own research into the curriculum. 

Consisting of 54 credits, MBA@Rice features the following:

  • Networking opportunities with diverse, accomplished leaders
  • Real-world research from the global Rice Business community
  • Electives in finance, entrepreneurship, marketing and strategy

No matter where you live, MBA@Rice brings you the vibrant energy of Houston, one of the most diverse large cities in America.5 Here, you’ll get inspired, learn from experts and connect with other dreamers and doers ready to solve today’s biggest business challenges.

We’re here to support your goals—entrepreneurial, corporate and anywhere in between. Let’s start the conversation. Fill out the brief form on this page to get in contact with our admissions team.

Are You Rice-Ready?

1 “Best Online MBA Programs,” U.S. News & World Report, 2022. Accessed June 2022.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

2 “Top 50 Online MBA Programs,” The Princeton Review, 2022. Accessed June 2022.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

3 Nathan Allen, “Best Online MBA Programs of 2022,” Poets & Quants, November 8, 2021. Accessed June 2022.arrow_upward

4Top 50 Entrepreneurship: Grad, The Princeton Review (2022). Accessed August 2022.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

5 Adam McCann, “Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Cities in the U.S.,” WalletHub, February 17, 2021. Accessed June 2022.arrow_upward

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