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Rice MBA ranks best in Texas and Southwest

The Rice MBA Full-Time program recently ranked 1st in Texas and the Southwest by The Economist. Overall, the new ranking places Rice 22nd among U.S. business schools.


The Economist FTMBA Ranking is a global ranking that is student focused, emphasizing the most important program characteristics for prospective MBA students to consider. Four key areas include: ability to open new career opportunities; personal development/education experience; salary increase ROI; and potential to network through alumni.  


The new U.S. ranking for the Rice MBA is an increase from last year (25th). Additionally, the program ranked 43rd globally, another record high.  Additional noteworthy placements include:


Top Career Management Center- Student Assessment of Career Services – 5th

Alumni Impact - Alumni Effectiveness – 23rd

Salary Potential - Increase in Salary – 26th

Diversity Leadership - % of Women in the Program – 29th


Overall Program Experience -

  • Facilities – 18th
  • Student Rating of Program – 26th
  • Student Rating of Classmates and Culture – 37th
  • Quality of Faculty – 38th

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