The first priority deadline for the Professional and Executive MBA is November 15. GMAT waivers available for select programs.

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The Rice Business Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference

At Rice Business, we strive to create a rich learning environment that considers and appreciates a multitude of perspectives. Don’t miss Sparking Success, the Rice Business Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference designed to provide a forum for awareness, dialogue and skill-building for diversity and inclusion.

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. 

Interested in Rice Business?

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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


Best MBA For Consulting

Princeton Review, 2021

Personally Speaking...

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Rice Business is a family of people who are intentional about showing up with empathy and lending their expertise beyond the classroom to ensure that you have a meaningful MBA experience. This was a space where I could genuinely learn, connect and thrive.

Nalani Ortiz

Full-Time MBA ‘21

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There is a collaborative feel to the program. We study together, learn from one another, and most of the assignments are tackled in groups of three to five.

Francisco Alvarez Rincon

Full-Time 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

You Belong Here

Rice Business is about more than getting a degree — it's about making connections and joining our family. Hear more about the Rice Business experience from the graduating Class of 2021 and see why you belong here.  


Rice Business Wisdom is our online ideas magazine that features faculty research.


Pyramid Scheme
Workplace Culture | Peer-Reviewed Research
How Your Mind’s Eye Affects Performance

Based on research by Professor Siyu Yu

Putting Out Fires
Strategy | Features
Why Do So Many Companies Come Up Short In Their Strategy Planning?

By Vikas Mittal

Shades of Gray RBW
Marketing | Peer-Reviewed Research
How Unauthorized Markets Can Sometimes Actually Help Business

Based on research by Amit Pazgal

Janet Moore
Janet H. Moore Director of Full-Time Communication Program, Lecturer in Communication

Finding the Right Words

In the global and digital landscapes of business today, the ability to communicate effectively has never been more important. Our faculty empower the next generation of leaders to be confident and capable communicators, a sought-after proficiency in new hires.

News & Events

2021 Business Leaders of Tomorrow
In The Media

Congratulations to Roxanne Hambrick '21 and Zohair Memon '21 for being featured as Business Leaders of Tomorrow by Online MBA Report, recognizing the top online MBA students across the US.