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Home >> MBA : The Jones Graduate School is situated in Houston, Texas and it received its first funding back in the year 1974. It offers these degrees - MBA or Master of Business Administration, MBA for Professionals, Executive MBA, Joint ME/MBA with George Brown School of Engineering, as well as Joint MBA/MD in tie up with the Baylor College of Medicine.

Admission Deadlines fall 2013

Round Application Deadline Decision Date
1 29th Oct 2012 7th Dec 2012
2 7th Jan 2013 1st Mar 2013
3 25th Feb 2013 5th Apr 2013
4 8th Apr 2013 10th May 2013

Admission criteria


The tuition fee for the 2014 class of the 2012 in the 2012 fall and the 2013 spring is ~$46,500. A non-refundable ~$2,000 deposit for enrollment is due once accepted. Other fees and tuition are billed in about 50% increments for spring and fall. Scholarships are available only to those students who are applying for the full time MBA program at Rice. All admitted full-time pupils at Rice (both domestic and international), are taken into consideration for scholarships that are merit-based and range between 10% and 100% of the tuition fee.

Latest Class profile

  • Average GMAT score: 673
  • Average GPA: 3.4
  • Median GMAT score: 680
  • No. of incoming pupils: 113
  • Percentage of Foreign Nationals 21%
  • Average yrs of Work Experience: 4.8
  • Percentage of Underrepresented Minorities: 13%

    Jobs and career

    Some of the top names of companies that hire students from the campus are American Express, Barclays, Chevron, Colgate-Palmolive, Deutsche Bank, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Price water house Coopers, etc. For the year 2011, about ~56% of graduates were picked up by firms in the finance/accounting field and were offered an annual salary in the range of ~$78,000 - $185,000, about 18% of the students were hired by consulting firms and were offered an annual salary ranging between $75,000-$125,000, and nearly 9% of the students were hired from the campus in the field of marketing/sales and were offered an annual salary between ~$75,000 and ~$103,000.

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