Executive MBA Tuition and Financing Opportunities
Executive MBA (EMBA) tuition for the Class of 2026 is $72,500 each academic year. Textbooks, parking, and meals are included.
A non-refundable enrollment deposit of $5,000 is due upon acceptance and will be applied toward the Fall semester charges.
Executive MBA Program
The total two-year tuition for the Class of 2026 is $145,000. The tuition covers the complete 22-month schedule of course work and is billed evenly over 4 semesters.
|Weekend Residency fee
|Health Insurance* (may be waived with proof of insurance)
*Health Insurance is an institutional requirement. You may waive this requirement by submitting proof of alternative medical insurance that meets Rice University minimum standards.
All Inclusive Pricing
The following items are included in the EMBA program:
- Textbooks and program materials
- On-campus parking
- Resources at Fondren Library
- Light meals before classes
We encourage you to request more information to get to know us better.
A Rice MBA is Worth The Investment
An MBA from Rice Business is an investment that will pay dividends throughout your career. See Rice Business Professor James Weston explain why.
Weekend Residency Program
Rice Business is proud to offer an optional travel subsidy for students commuting to Houston for our Executive MBA program.
Rice Business's Weekend Residency Program includes the hotel portion of a student’s stay for class weekends. Hotel accommodations are provided by The Westin Medical Center, located near campus:
The Westin Medical Center
1709 Dryden Road
Houston, TX 77030
Main Phone: (713) 730-2404
The fee for the program is $1,750/semester ($3,500 per year) which is added as a line item on a student’s tuition bill each semester. Please note that the Weekend Residency Program fee is not included in the MBA tuition and is completely optional.
The Weekend Residency fee includes:
- Room/tax for class weekends
- EMBA program: Thursday, Friday and Saturday night
- Room/tax for non-weekend programming
- EMBA program: Non-Residency Executive Forums
The Weekend Residency fee does not include:
- Hotel Parking
- Incidentals (e.g. mini-bar charges, meals at the hotel, room service, etc.)
- Airfare or transportation
- Room/tax for class weekends
For more information regarding the Weekend Residency program, please contact the Rice MBA Recruiting & Admissions Office at 713-348-4918 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What’s the sticker price of an MBA? Even for candidates who know their next step is business school, the financial commitment is significant. For candidates who are still deciding, calculating the variables — tuition, time, meeting responsibilities to family, work and community — can be overwhelming. Both types of achievers may be surprised at how affordable a Rice MBA really is.
Financial Aid Resources
Rice Business is committed to helping you explore financing options so that you make informed decisions. Check out our Financing Your Degree page to learn more about various financial aid and military funding options. Your dedicated Student Financial Services team is conveniently located in McNair Hall and are available to assist with all your financial aid needs.