The Leading Independent Resource for Top-tier MBA Candidates

Home » News » Real Humans of MBA Students » Real Humans of the Rice Jones MBA Class of 2023

Real Humans of the Rice Jones MBA Class of 2023

We head to Texas for this edition of our Real Humans: MBA Students series to meet some new members of the Rice Jones MBA Class of 2023.

178 students matriculated into the Rice MBA program in the fall of 2021. Thirty-three percent are women and 39 percent are international. Thirty percent identify as U.S. minorities and 16 percent as underrepresented minorities.

During their undergraduate years, Rice MBA students had an average GPA of 3.51. Fifty-five percent had earned degrees in STEM disciplines and a third had studied business/economics. Twelve percent pursued degrees in humanities or other subjects.

Prior to joining Rice, students accumulated an average of five years of work experience. Fifteen percent came from the financial services industry followed by 13 percent from energy. Consulting and technology each cover 10 percent of the latest class. Another seven percent had worked in government/non-profit/education. Six percent each came from the health/bio or manufacturing sectors. Four percent had pursued entrepreneurial endeavors prior to Rice and three percent or less had worked in real estate, media/entertainment, CPG and other fields.

When it came time to take the GMAT, Rice MBA students averaged a score of 705 with the middle 50 percent range landing at 680 to 730. For those who chose to take the GRE, they averaged 316 overall with the 50 percent range coming in at 311 to 323.

Get to know some new members of the Rice Jones MBA Class of 2023 in the following pages, what they learned through the admissions process and more.

Posted in: Real Humans of MBA Class of 2023, Real Humans of MBA Students

Schools: Rice / Jones

About the Author

Lauren Wakal

Lauren Wakal has been covering the MBA admissions space for more than a decade, from in-depth business school profiles to weekly breaking news and more.

  • Sign Up For Our Newsletter

  • Join the Clear Admit community for free and conduct unlimited searches of MBA LiveWire, MBA DecisionWire, MBA ApplyWire and the Interview Archive. Register now and you’ll also get 10% off your entire first order.

    Click here to register!

    Already have an account? .

    Log In

    Please enter your Username and Password

    Don’t have an account? Register for free