Full-Time MBA Application Deadlines, Class of 2020

Decision Round Application Deadline Decision Date
Round 1 Wed., November 1, 2017 Friday, December 15, 2017
Round 2 Friday, January 5, 2018 Friday, March 30, 2018
Round 3 Thursday, April 5, 2018* Thursday, May 10, 2018

*For Full-Time MBA applications, we will accept re-takes of standardized tests until April 16, 2018. 

MBA@Rice Application Deadlines, Class of 2020

Classes Start Priority Deadline Final Application Deadline
Monday, July 2, 2018 Friday, March 30, 2018 Friday, May 4, 2018
Monday, October 1, 2018 Friday, June 29, 2018 Friday, August 3, 2018

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Consortium Application Deadlines, Class of 2020

Decision Round Application Deadline Decision Date
Round 1 Sunday, October 15, 2017* Friday, December 15, 2017
Round 2 Friday, January 5, 2018 Friday, March 30, 2018**

*The Round 1 deadline is extended for applicants applying through The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management.

**Round 2 Consortium applicants will receive their Consortium membership decisions by March 23, 2018.

Full-Time MBA Important Dates, Class of 2020

International Student Launch: Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3, 2018

Full-Time MBA Launch: Monday, August 6 - Friday, August 10, 2018 and Monday, August 13 - Friday, August 17, 2018

Full-Time MBA First Day of Class: Monday, August 20, 2018


Executive MBA and Professional MBA Application Deadlines, Class of 2020

Decision Round Application Deadline Decision Date
Round 1 Thursday, October 5, 2017 Rolling Decisions
Round 2 Friday, January 5, 2018
Round 3 Thursday, April 5, 2018
Final Deadline Saturday, June 30, 2018

Professional MBA Important Dates, Class of 2020

Professional MBA Kickoff: Friday, July 13 & Saturday, July 14, 2018

Evening Student Launch: Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3, 2018

Evening Student First Day of Class: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Weekend Student Launch: Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27, 2018

Weekend Student First Day of Class: Friday, August 10, 2018

Executive MBA Important Dates, Class of 2020

Executive MBA Mandatory Kickoff: Saturday, July 21, 2018

Executive Forum I (Houston Residency): Tuesday, July 31 - Saturday, August 4, 2018

Executive MBA First Day of Class: Friday, August 24, 2018