Rice: What is a good GMAT score to get into Rice University Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business?

Rice UniversityRice University – Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

“The Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business is committed to our mission of developing principled, innovative thought leaders in global communities. Named in honor of the late Jesse Holman Jones, a prominent Houston business and civic leader, the school received its initial funding in 1974 through a major gift from the Houston Endowment Inc., a philanthropic foundation established by Jones and his wife, Mary Gibbs Jones.” – Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

Quick Facts:

Business School Rank: #25
Location
:  Houston, Texas
Size
: 222 enrolled (full-time); 250 enrolled (part-time)
Average Age of New Entrants
: 28
Tuition
: $44,000 per year (full-time); $92,500 total program (part-time)
Website:
http://business.rice.edu
Contact
: 713-348-4622 (phone); jgsa@rice.edu (email)

FAQs:

What is the average GMAT score for applicants accepted to the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University?
The average GMAT score of applicants accepted to the Jones Graduate School of Business in 2011 was 673.  The GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) was 600-740.

Does the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University accept the GMAT and the GRE?
No, the Jones Graduate School of Business only accepts the GMAT.

What is the average undergraduate GPA of applicants accepted to the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University?
The average undergraduate GPA of applicants admitted to the Jones Graduate School of Business in 2011 was 3.40.  The undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) was 2.9-3.8.

What is the average starting salary and bonuses for graduates from the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University?
The average base salary is $96,867.  On average, approximately 73 % of full-time graduates are employed at the time of graduation.  Approximately 92 % of full-time graduates of the class of 2011 were employed three months after graduation.

What programs are offered in addition to the traditional MBA?

Dual MBA Programs:

  • Rice MBA/ME Program w/ Rice’s George R. Brown School of Engineering
  • Rice MBA/MS Program w/ Rice’s Wiess School of Natural Sciences
  • Rice MBA-Baylor MD Program w/ Baylor College of Medicine

For a full list of programs, including Ph.D and executive education, please visit the Jones Graduate School of Business website at http://business.rice.edu/.

Is work experience expected? How much?
The Jones Graduate School of Business does not require a specific amount of work experience, however, full-time students have, on average, five years of professional work experience.  The admissions committee is most interested in the quality of work students have performed and how it will prepare them for the Rice MBA program.

What do Rice Admissions officers have to say?
We interviewed the Jones Graduate School of Business admissions officers about their thoughts on the new GMAT, GMAT scores, and admissions. Read what they had to say in Tips from the Admissions Office.


Sources: US News & World Report 2012 School Rankings – www.usnews.com; Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business – http://business.rice.edu/

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