Prospective Students

Who to Contact

Recruiting & Admissions – Here you can find everything you need to start and finish your application to join the Rice Family. We encourage you to reach out to our Diversity Recruiter, Margaret Kazibwe, so she can get to know you as well.

Out & Allied Admissions Reps – Please feel free to reach out to Elizabeth Walton (Out & Allied Officer) if you are applying and have any questions about Out & Allied and the Rice community or if you are planning to visit campus.

Diversity & Inclusion at Rice - The Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University is committed to cultivating and nurturing a school full of diversity. Diversity of opinion. Diversity of ideas, Diversity of career aspirations. And diversity of our student body. Learn more about our Diversity & Inclusion initiatives here. Click here to learn more about our Diversity & Inclusion Conference.

Preview Events

Visiting Campus - Throughout the year, the Recruiting & Admissions Office hosts events on campus and throughout the City of Houston to showcase the various MBA programs offered at Rice Business. Each week, the Recruiting & Admissions Office invites prospects for Class Visits to meet current students, observe some of our finest faculty, and get a glimpse of the life of a student at Rice Business.

Diversity@Rice - The Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University is proud to host our flagship recruiting event to attract top talent from our diverse communities, including U.S. underrepresented minorities and LGBTQ prospective students.

MBAdmit - MBAdmit is Rice Business’s admit weekend which occur each year in January and April. Throughout the weekend, you will get to meet some of your future classmates and current students, faculty and staff members who will support you throughout your MBA career. We highly encourage you to attend the event to get a firsthand look at the collaborative and supportive culture at Rice Business.

Partnerships

ROMBA – Reaching Out is the global association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer MBA students and alumni. It is best known for the ROMBA conference, an annual conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) graduate business school students - the world's largest gathering of LGBTQ business students

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) - MLT’s MBA Prep program provides high-potential Black, Latino, and Native American professionals with ten months of personalized guidance and strategy to navigate the way to success through the application process, business school, and beyond. You will be paired with an all-star MLT coach who will help you develop your own winning game plan and a stronger application. With MLT MBA Professional Development, you will team up with an experienced coach to clarify your career goals, participate in immersive industry bootcamps and build a personalized career roadmap. In addition to this insight and guidance, you will have the opportunity to interview for internships three months before you start business school, potentially starting your MBA program with an internship offer.

The Consortium – Rice Business is proud to partner with The Consortium whose mission, is to enhance diversity and inclusion in global business education and leadership by striving to reduce the significant underrepresentation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans in both member schools’ enrollments and the ranks of global management.

Toigo Foundation – Toigo offers lifelong introductions, professional development and employment opportunities for careers in private equity, hedge funds, investment banking, investment management, venture, real estate, public service and more.

MBA JumpStart – JumpStart specializes in identifying and developing highly skilled female and minority professionals who possess the expertise, experience and academic credentials for today's competitive market. JumpStart creates long-term success by connecting employers with exceptionally qualified diverse candidates.

Prospanica – Formerly National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA). Prospanica and founded in 1988 to empower and enable Hispanic professionals to achieve their full educational, economic, and social potential.