Rice MBA for Executives program at the Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business ranked 12th in the nation by Financial Times

HOUSTON, TX (October 25, 2010) The Financial Times has ranked the Rice MBA for Executives (EMBA) program 12th in the U.S. and 8th in the U.S. for “percent of salary increase” in today’s publication. This ranking positions the program first place in both Texas and the Southwest for the 2nd consecutive year. Forty percent of the ranking is based on salary metrics.

One hundred twenty-one business schools world-wide participated in the survey and over 3,770 responses were submitted by alumni. This is the 10th year that Executive MBA programs have been recognized by the Financial Times. The publication states that the goals of its rankings are to provide a “thorough assessment of the programs (as) submitted by business schools worldwide; and considers the schools themselves, and their alumni.” The class of 2007 submitted responses to the survey.

Other notable benchmarks from the Financial Times ranking include: salary today (U.S.) – 11th and research rank (global) – 16th.

The Jones Graduate School of Business is consistently recognized by several rankings publications for excellence of its faculty and programs, including the Rice MBA, Rice MBA for Executives, and Rice MBA for Professionals. Recently the Wall Street Journal ranked the Rice MBA for Executives among the best in the US placing it 19th overall. Additional rankings of note include:

  • The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur magazine, 6th among graduate entrepreneur programs
  • BusinessWeek, 8th among MBA for Professionals programs
  • The Economist, 25th for the Full Time MBA program (U.S.)