The tuition for the Class of 2021 is $129,000*. The tuition covers the complete 22-month schedule of course work and is billed in 25% increments over 4 semesters. An enrollment deposit of $5,000** is due upon acceptance and will be applied toward your first semester bill.

Students pay no required institutional fees*** and the following items are provided to students at the school's expense: 

  • Textbooks and program materials
  • Parking
  • Privileges at Fondren Library
  • Light meals before classes

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Available Resources: 

Tuition may be covered by the use of

In addition, many students’ tuition needs are supplemented by company financial support. We encourage you to check with your company regarding education benefits and tuition reimbursement programs.

Billing and Payment Arrangement Deadlines:

  • Fall: Billing begins the first week of July with a payment deadline of August 10
  • Spring: Billing begins the first week of December with a payment deadline of January 10

*Tuition rate subject to change.

**The $5,000 non-refundable deposit is due upon acceptance into the program and serves as a guarantee of enrollment in the year for which you are accepted. Failure to enroll in that year results in forfeiture of the deposit and will require reapplication. 

***Health Insurance is an institutional requirement. You may waive this requirement by submitting proof of alternative medical insurance that meets Rice University minimum standards.