12 months
52070 USD/year
52070 USD/year
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The Master of Industrial Engineering (MIE) is a professional non-thesis degree at Rice University, requiring 31 credit hours of approved courses at the 500- level or above, including a final project of one credit hour. Students who have a BA or a BS degree in any field of engineering or related study may apply.


Industrial engineering improves the efficiency and safety of various systems in manufacturing, services, health care, energy, and logistics. 

Key Features 

  • It uses mathematical and physical models to make data-driven decisions needed in every major economic sector. 
  • The Professional Master's Program in Industrial Engineering at Rice University is for students seeking a deeper understanding of how sophisticated decision models can optimize complex systems in any industry as well as the nonprofit sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Fundamentals Of Industrial Engineering
  • Prescriptive Analytics
  • Probability And Statistical Inference
  • Computational Prescriptive Analytics
  • Manufacturing Processes And Systems
  • Master's In Industrial Engineering Capstone Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in a quantitative field from an accredited institution (Minimum GPA 3.0)
  • GRE (Strongly recommended but not required for Fall 22 applications)
  • TOEFL/ IELTS for applicants whose native language is not English
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Application fee: $85

Tuition Fee

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    52070 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 52070 USD per year during 12 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.


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