In 2020, WILC sold out a week in advance, with over 500 attendees and nearly 200 companies represented. Here, MBA student Caroline Yuki Yang describes what she gained at the 2020 gathering.
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Join us on our campus in the heart of Houston for our top-ranked full-time program. Dive into clubs, extracurricular activities and networking events, and personalize your education by choosing from more than 100 different electives. Or secure your spot a few years down the road through our Deferred Enrollment program.
- Average work experience: 5 years
- Work experience range: 2 to 8 years
- Program length: 2 years
- Class schedule: Monday through Thursday
- Location: On Campus
- Your degree: Master of Business Administration
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Why a Rice MBA?
Our Career Development Office is available to students and alumni. 92% of our MBAs accepted jobs within three months of graduation last year. The talent and experience of our students draw a wide variety of employers and industries, led by consulting, financial services, energy and technology.
We recognize the importance of co-curricular programming. We designed opportunities for all our students to help develop and practice skills recruiters seek from MBA students: strategic thinking, problem solving, leadership and more. Find the right place to practice your leadership here.
Houston is the fourth-largest city in the U.S., home to 20 Fortune 500 headquarters, with one of the youngest, fastest-growing and most diverse populations in the world. Overflowing with tech, oil, gas, health care, banking, startups, foodies, arts, sports and Texas charm, Houston is a great place to land for your MBA.
As an internationally recognized leader for educating and producing talented entrepreneurs, Rice Business is especially proud of its business plan competition, the world’s largest and richest graduate student startup competition, which celebrated 20 years in 2020.
Rice Business offers international opportunities for all MBA students. A global field experience is built into the curriculum so you can take what you learn in the first year and apply it to short-term consulting projects for organizations and communities in diverse cultural settings.
Rice MBA courses are taught by nationally recognized faculty who emphasize real-world applications of their research to unlock your potential as a leader. You’ll work with professors who believe that case methodology and current industry knowledge are as critical to your education as textbooks.
Our full-time MBA class of 2021 graduates accepted positions within a wide range of industries and job functions, including many who pivoted their careers into new jobs and companies. Learn more about the full-time MBA career highlights.
|Average Base Salary: $131,384|
|Average Signing Bonus: $33,221|
|Job Acceptance By 3 Months Post-Graduation: 92% of students|
|Accepted Offers Through School-Facilitated Activities: 78% of students|
|Consulting: 32% of students|
|Financial Services: 22% of students|
|Energy: 17% of students|
|Technology: 14% of students|
|Other: 15% of students|
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The Full-Time MBA Student Experience
The second years all want to see the first years succeed and really invest a lot of time and effort into helping them do just that.
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