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.

Program 

No. 2 Student Survey - Full Time MBA, Businessweek, 2015
No. 3 Alumni Survey - Full Time MBA, Businessweek, 2015
No. 3 Most Competitive Students - Full Time MBA, Princeton Review, 2015
No. 3 Overall - Professional MBA, Businessweek, 2015
No. 7 Overall - Executive MBA (U.S. only), Financial Times, 2015 (No. 40 Globally)
No. 17 Overall - Executive MBA (U.S. only), Economist, 2015 (No. 28 Globally)
No. 19 Overall - Full Time MBA, Businessweek, 2015
No. 24 Overall - Full Time MBA (U.S. only), Financial Times, 2016 (No. 53 Globally)
No. 25 Overall - Full Time MBA, U.S. News and World Report, 2016
No. 30 Overall - Full Time MBA (U.S. only), Economist, 2015 (No. 45 Globally)
No. 39 Overall - Full Time MBA, Forbes, 2015

Employment 

No. 2 Aims Achieved - Executive MBA (U.S. only), Financial Times, 2015 (No. 11 Globally)
No. 3 Salary Today - Executive MBA (U.S. only), Financial Times, 2015 (No. 21 Globally)
No. 7 Percentage Salary Increase - Executive MBA (U.S. only), Financial Times, 2015 (No. 48 Globally)
No. 14 Percent Employed - Full Time MBA, U.S. News and World Report, 2016
No. 17 Percentage Salary Increase - Full Time MBA (U.S. only), Financial Times, 2016 (No. 35 Globally)
No. 24 Salary Today - Full Time MBA (U.S. only), Financial Times, 2016 (No. 43 Globally)
No. 28 Recruiter Assessment - Full Time MBA, U.S. News and World Report, 2016
No. 30 Peer Assessment - Full Time MBA, U.S. News and World Report, 2016

Specialties

No. 4 Entrepreneurship - Alumni ranking, Executive MBA (Global), Financial Times, 2014
No. 6 Graduate Entrepreneurship - Princeton Review/Entrepreneur Magazine, 2015