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#1 Graduate Entrepreneurship Program

#1 Graduate Entrepreneurship Program

It's official, we have gone back to back as the #1 graduate entrepreneurship program in the country! Rice Business has been ranked as the number one graduate entrepreneurship program for the second year in a row by Princeton Review and Entrepreneurship Magazine.

Rice Business Task Force on Racial Equity and Social Justice

The Rice Business Task Force on Racial Equity and Social Justice is charged with researching, evaluating and recommending actions to be taken by Rice Business to promote racial equity and social justice. 

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Small School. Big Ideas.

You've got goals. Together, we'll get there.

Our Location: Houston

Only in Houston

Welcome to America’s most diverse city. Home to newcomers from around the globe, there’s no better place to live and launch. Think foodie heaven, off the grid culture, wildcatter innovation, sports, arts, culture and 38,394 acres of parks.

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Intentionally Small. Verifiably Great.


Graduate Entrepreneurship Program

Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine, 2020 & 2021


Full-Time MBA Program with The Most Minority Students in Top 25

Poets & Quants, 2020


Best MBA For Finance

Princeton Review, 2021

Personally Speaking...

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You’re really encouraged to take leadership positions and you get a lot of support. I decided to run for president of the women’s organization, something I never thought I’d do. But here it's kind of all hands on deck. All of our voices are heard. They matter.

Stacy Fish

Full-Time MBA ‘20

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The Rice MBA program provides a lot of opportunities for you to develop your career. If you decide to change your life, Rice is the best choice for how and where you want to move.

Victoria Philippova

Professional MBA '20


Rice has a growth mindset culture. This is your safe place if you are looking to grow and feel challenged with such great faculty and students.

Marilia Maia

Executive MBA ‘20

Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur

Whether you want to launch your own startup or shake up the company where you work, you’ll need to think like an entrepreneur. Rice Business gives every student the core skills and entrepreneurial mindset needed to adapt to a changing business world. See why we are ranked the No. 1 Graduate Entrepreneurship Program.

Rice Business Wisdom

Clearing The Air RBW
Investing | Features
How Activist Investors Can Reduce Pollution

Based on research by Professor Kunal Sachdeva

Workplace | Features
How To Be A Good Friend To Your Black Colleagues During Traumatic Times

By Toddre' Monier

Best In Class RBW
Organizational Behavior | Peer-Reviewed Research
What Creates Your Sense Of Well-being?

Based on research by Professor Siyu Yu

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Kunal Sachdeva Assistant Professor of Finance

At the Forefront in Finance

With research in corporate financial policies, investment issues and more, our professors bring cutting-edge scholarship into the classroom. It’s why Princeton Review ranked us the No. 3 Best MBA Program in Finance.

News & Events

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The Faculty Senate recently approved the undergraduate business major, which will start offering courses in fall 2021 according to Jeff Fleming, deputy dean of academic affairs. Undergraduates in the class of 2024 and beyond will be eligible to declare the new business major. 

Hidden gems
In The Media

“There’s a clear philosophy at Rice that prioritizes quality of relationships and learning,” says Christina Tamayo, who will graduate in 2022. “I’m excited by the diverse concentrations offered, particularly in energy and strategy."