Current Rankings

Nationally and globally, the Rice MBA continues to be recognized for excellence by major media such as BusinessWeek, U.S. News and World Report, Financial Times, Princeton Review and others. Rankings are based on various criteria including peer, student and recruiter assessment as well as school metrics - admission selectivity, placement success, intellectual capital, and many more.

A+ Caliber of Classmates - Professional MBA, Businessweek, 2013
A+ Curriculum - Professional MBA, Businessweek, 2013

No. 1 Percentage Salary Increase - Executive MBA (U.S.), Financial Times, 2014

No. 1 Aims Achieved - Executive MBA (U.S.), Financial Times, 2014

No. 2 Percentage Salary Increase – Full Time MBA (U.S.), Financial Times, 2014 (No. 11 Globally)
No. 3 Best Administered – Princeton Review, 2013
No. 3 Best in Finance - Alumni ranking, Full Time MBA (Global), Financial Times, 2014
No. 4 Graduate Entrepreneurship - Princeton Review/Entrepreneur Magazine, 2014
No. 4 Entrepreneurship – Alumni ranking, Executive MBA (Global), Financial Times, 2014

No. 5 Overall - Executive MBA Program (U.S.), Financial Times, 2014

No. 6 Percent earning raises - Professional MBA, Businessweek, 2013

No. 7 Corporate Strategy – Alumni ranking, Executive MBA (Global), Financial Times, 2014
No. 7 Entrepreneurship – Alumni ranking, Full Time MBA (Global), Financial Times, 2014
No. 7 Overall - Professional MBA, Businessweek, 2013
No. 7 Percent Employed – Full Time MBA, U.S. News and World Report, 2014
No. 8 Most Satisfied MBA Graduates – Full Time MBA, Forbes, 2013 (No. 3 - Most Satisfied with current job)
No. 8 Best Professors – Princeton Review, 2013
No. 12 Post MBA outcomes – Professional MBA, Businessweek, 2013
No. 17 Overall – Executive MBA Program (U.S.), Economist, 2013
No. 19 Overall - Full Time MBA Program (U.S.), Financial Times, 2014
No. 23 Salary 3 years out - Full Time MBA (U.S.), Financial Times, 2014
No. 24 Salary 5 years out - Full Time MBA (U.S.), Forbes, 2013
No. 24 Overall - Full Time MBA Program (U.S.), Economist, 2014
No. 33 Overall – Full Time MBA Program, U.S. News and World Report, 2014
No. 34 Overall - Full Time MBA Program, Businessweek, 2012/2013