Record-Breaking Employment Outcomes

The Rice MBA continues to deliver exceptional results for our students and graduates, who consistently demonstrate resilience and fortitude in their job search. Our graduates accept positions in a wide range of industries and job functions, including many who secure promotions and pivot to different companies.  Use our interactive tool below to explore career outcomes for the selected Class of Full-Time MBA.  

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Full-Time MBA Class of 2021 Highlights

$131K 97% 100% 78%
average starting salary received job offers within three months of graduation of students get internships received offers through school- related activities

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Post Graduation Plans

Rice Business graduates are intelligent, driven and entrepreneurial. Explore their post-graduate plans, which include employment and starting new businesses.


A Rice MBA is an investment in yourself, dramatically increasing your earning potential and guaranteeing you an ROI that far surpasses the cost of the program. In recent years, Rice had the highest salaries reported in school history. View salary information for the selected class of Rice Business graduates.

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Industry Destinations

The talent and experience of Rice Business students equip them with skills invaluable in many different roles. Our students draw employers in a wide variety of industries, led by consulting, financial services, technology and energy

Function Destinations

In recent years, Rice Business had the largest number of graduates in school history accepting roles in the technology industry, as well as in marketing and sales. Use the tabs below to view both job function and industry choices.

Top Hiring Employers

The list of employers below indicates organizations that hired the most Rice Business graduates in the selected year. Our graduates reach record-breaking success in the job market the product of strong partnerships between hiring companies and our alumni, faculty, staff and students.

Location Destinations

Rice Business is proud to call Houston home. It’s the nation’s most diverse city with one of the youngest, fastest-growing populations in the world. While many graduates choose to stay in Houston, with its pro-business ecosystem and unlimited opportunities, our students accept positions all over the nation. In recent years, we’ve had the largest number of students in school history accept jobs in the Northeast and West. 

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