Business School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#1 in Accounting
#7 in Entrepreneurship
#3 in Information Systems
#11 in Marketing
#7 in Part-time MBA
#11 in Production / Operations
Business School Overview
The McCombs School of Business at University of Texas--Austin offers graduate programs in these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, international business, marketing, management information systems, not-for-profit management, production/operations management, portfolio management, public policy, real estate, and supply chain management/logistics. Its tuition is full-time: $33,926 per year (in-state); full-time: $48,832 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $92,400 total program (in-state); and executive: $89,250 total program (in-state). At graduation, 80.7 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
M.B.A. students at the University of Texas—Austin McCombs School of Business have opportunities to get hands-on experience throughout their education. The school runs unique programs including Venture Fellows, an internship program that places students in venture capital and private equity firms, and the Texas MBA+ Leadership Program, which trains student leaders through workshop, micro-consulting projects, and more.
The school offers a Full-Time M.B.A., Evening M.B.A., and Executive M.B.A. programs. There are also weekend M.B.A. programs offered at the Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston campuses, as well as an executive M.B.A. program in Mexico City. Students can also earn a Ph.D., Master of Science in Technology Commercialization, or a Master of Public Accounting (M.P.A.). M.B.A. students can cater the education to their interests with about 20 areas of concentration, though choosing a concentration is not required. Students can also complete dual degree programs, including an M.B.A./J.D. and additional master’s degrees in areas like Asian studies, communication, nursing, and Middle Eastern studies.
The school offers study abroad options for students to earn a second M.B.A. at institutions in places including Hong Kong, Beijing, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. There are more than 30 organizations for graduate students to get involved in. The school has on-campus housing for both single and married students in Austin.
The McCombs alumni base is more than 84,000-strong (more than 17,000 of which are M.B.A. graduates), and some of the most accomplished alums include James J. Mulva, CEO of energy giant ConocoPhillips Co., and Red McCombs, namesake of the business school and cofounder of Clear Channel Communications, Inc. and McCombs Energy.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||March 24|
|Application deadline (international students)||January 22|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|Average base salary||$105,112|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||80.7%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data