MAcc Admissions

The Rice MAcc Class of 2025 Application is Now Open!

by The Master of Accounting Program Staff

Applications are now being accepted for the one-year Rice Master of Accounting (MAcc) cohort that will begin in August 2024 and finish in May 2025.

We gathered some key information about submitting an application for the Rice MAcc program below.

What Do I Need to Apply?

Our Rice MAcc application is hosted entirely online, so you will submit all materials through our Rice Business application portal.

To complete your application, you submit the following materials:

  • Statement of purpose essay
  • Resume
  • Unofficial academic transcripts
  • The names and contact information of two academic or professional references
  • Optional: Scholarship essay to be considered for any scholarship opportunities available

You can find more information on our required MAcc materials and admissions process on our MAcc Admissions page.

Standardized Test Score Policy

You aren’t required to provide a GMAT or GRE test score for your Rice MAcc application. However, you are still welcome to provide one if you believe it will help demonstrate your aptitude to the Rice MAcc Admissions Committee.

Rice MAcc Program Scholarships

Yes, merit-based scholarships are available and awarded on a competitive basis. Awards range from $5,000 to full tuition. To be considered for a scholarship, you will need to write an additional essay in your application. While the Rice MAcc application does not require a GMAT or GRE test score, submitting a strong test score may increase your chances for a merit-based scholarship.

Application Deadlines

We encourage you to begin your application early. There are three rounds of applications for the Rice MAcc cohort that will begin in August 2024. Once you've provided all of your application materials and submitted your application, you can expect to receive your decision within 6 weeks.

Decision Round Application Deadline
Round 1 Friday, October 13, 2023
Round 2 Friday, January 12, 2024
Round 3 Friday, April 12, 2024



Application Fee Waiver

The Rice MAcc application fee is $75. However, if you attend an admissions event before Round 1, your application fee will be waived! You can register to attend a MAcc admissions event here. After attending the event, your application fee status will then be updated in your online account.

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