Rice Part Time MBA: Same Faculty as Full-Time, Participate in On-campus recruitment & Complete your MBA in 22 Months

The Rice MBA for Professionals from the Jones Graduate School of Business is aimed at working professionals who wish to enter new pursuits, receive greater responsibility, or earn higher salaries. The school is located in Houston, Texas, home to some of the most famous Fortune 500 headquarters in the US. Houston is also home to NASA and the world’s largest medical center. The Part-time program is highly flexible with two schedule options and can be completed in 22 months.

Key advantages

• Two mandatory six-day immersion periods

• Instruction in career management and individual career counseling, identical to Full-time MBA students

• Part-time students can participate in on-campus recruitment along with Full-time students

• Evening and weekend schedule options

• A required Capstone project

• Choice of 12 specializations

• Same Faculty as Full-Time MBA program

• Access to all facilities, clubs and resources that Full-time students enjoy

Course details

1. The first year covers the core curriculum

2. The second year covers the electives from a choice of 12 Concentrations including Communication, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Health Care and Global Business.

3. The mandatory Capstone Project brings together team of students and faculty, helping communities resolve real-life problems.

4. Summer break in June and July.

Evening Schedule

• Classes on Monday and Wednesday, 6:15pm – 9:30pm

• Classes are also held on approximately 2 Thursdays, 5 Fridays and 9 Saturdays over the course duration

• Students can take up 9 electives from 30+ options

• MBA completed in 22 months

Weekend Schedule

• Classes are held on alternating weekends

• Class timings are Fridays, 4pm – 9:30pm & Saturdays 7:30am – 6:30pm

• MBA completed in 22 months

• Students can choose 10 electives from 30+ options

There is a campus residency program for students commuting from outside the city


• Strong academic background

• Robust quantitative and analytical aptitude

• Proven management potential

• Diversity of experience


Federal loans for US residents

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan

• A Federal Stafford loan up to $20,500 at 6.8% fixed interest Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan

• Loans up to the cost of attendance at 7.9% fixed interest Private Loans

• Available for US residents

• Available for international students with a US co-signer

Application Checklist

• Completed online application

Three personal essays

•  Professional resume

•  Official test score of GMAT

•  TOEFL or PTE Academic

•  One confidential evaluation from an aspirant’s current, direct supervisor, or, two other confidential evaluations

• Official transcripts of all previous coursework to be mailed


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Admission Round            Application Deadline

        1                                          October 29, 2012

        2                                          January 07, 2013

        3                                          February 25, 2013

        4                                          April 8, 2013

        5                                          May 28, 2013

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