Master On Campus


Rice University

10 months
55625 USD/year
55625 USD/year
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The Accounting program at Rice University prepares you to excel in your post-graduation career and to sit for the CPA exam in just 10 months. All Majors Welcome.


The world’s financial markets are demanding greater corporate transparency and higher quality financial reporting. As a result, there is a need for highly educated accounting professionals with critical thinking skills and integrity. Come be a part of it!

The Accounting program at Rice University trains future leaders in the accounting profession in critical and analytical thinking, objectivity, a global perspective, an ethical mindset, exemplary oral and written communication skills, and data analysis. We embrace students who possess the ability to synthesize ideas across different disciplinary areas. Students from any undergraduate major can be a great fit for the MAcc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in financial reporting
  • Financial statement analysis and valuation
  • Fair value accounting
  • Accounting control systems
  • Accounting information systems
  • Federal taxation
  • Accounting theory
  • Business law for accountants
  • Financial futures and options
  • Economic environment of business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA Requirement 3.0 or higher
  • TOEFL scores if the applicant's native language is not English (a TOEFL score of 600 or higher on the paper test or 90 or higher on the iBT version is required for admission to Rice), or IELTS score in lieu of TOEFL (an IELTS score of 7 or greater is required) and;
  • At least three letters of recommendation from teachers or advisors;
  • Unofficial transcripts of grades from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended
  • General GRE scores (use the code 6609 for Rice; do not worry about a department code)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55625 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55625 USD per year during 10 months.
  • National

    55625 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55625 USD per year during 10 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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