Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    700
  • Program Cost
    $65,616
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    44%
  • Selectivity
    29%
  • Job Offers
    94%
  • Average Salary
    $107,272
  • Top Industry
    Technology
Contact Information
2110 Speedway, B6004
CBA 2.502, MBA Program Office
Austin, Texas 78712, United States
Website

Best B-School Road Trip: McCombs School of Business

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane spend the day in Austin at the University of Texas to find out what makes the McCombs School of Business such a big part of the Lone Star State.

About McCombs School of Business

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The administration is so good and supportive that it is as important and valuable as any faculty department. Team members never responded to a request with "no." Worst case scenario: "There isn't precedent, but let's see what we can do!"

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About University of Texas, Austin

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.37 GPA of All Applicants 3.45 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 64
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 36 to 96
Admissions Selectivity
29% McCombs School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

700 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
84% 671
88% 700
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 2,130
29% 29.0
44% 44.0
Female
28% 28
International
42% 42
Re-Applicants
9% 9
38% 38
Wait-listed
100% 723
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Humanities
  • Business (General)
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Engineering
  • Other Humanities
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Vanderbilt
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Michigan
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
$66,654 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Deloitte
  • U.S. Army
  • KPMG
  • Ernst & Young
  • Schlumberger
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
3% 3
740 to 769
8% 8
12% 12
710 to 739
26% 26
36% 36
680 to 709
25% 25
29% 29
650 to 679
15% 15
11% 11
620 to 649
11% 11
7% 7
590 to 619
5% 5
1% 1
560 to 589
3% 3
1% 1
530 to 559
3% 3
0% 0
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
2% 2
0% 0
English Language Requirements
0 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Technology 29%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 24%
  • Financial Services 18%
  • Petroleum/Energy 9%
Dell 17
Top Employer
  • Deloitte 17
  • Accenture 7
  • PepsiCo 5
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
94% McCombs School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
80% 80
61% 60.97325153374234
80% Receive Offers
75% 75
56% 55.69710982658959
75% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
14% 14
22% 21.9117610062893
14% Receive Offers
16% 16
25% 25.424767441860464
16% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
89% Graduates seeking full-time employment
9% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Dell 17
  • Deloitte 17
  • Accenture 7
  • PepsiCo 5
  • Booz & Company 4
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
26% 26
$124,656.00
60K 140K
Finance/Accounting
27% 27
$101,652.00
50K 150K
General Management
8% 8
$102,500.00
80K 130K
Human Resources
1% 1
$NA Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
24% 24
$98,486.00
50K 126K
Information Technology
1% 1
$NA Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
11% 11
$103,525.00
70K 130K
Other
2% 2
$NA Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
24% 24
$128,066.00
82K 140K
Consumer Products
7% 7
$92,408.00
50K 105K
Financial Services
18% 18
$101,094.00
50K 150K
Government
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Manufacturing
3% 3
$108,920.00
100K 115K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
9% 9
$105,944.00
83K 125K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
2% 2
$101,250.00
80K 125K
Real Estate
2% 2
$91,000.00
84K 110K
Technology
29% 29
$102,718.00
60K 130K
Other
6% 6
$95,000.00
77K 130K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
1% 1
$NA Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
14% 14
$101,550.00
50K 135K
More than five years
35% 35
$107,720.00
60K 150K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
1% 1
$NA Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
1% 1
$NA Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
1% 1
$NA Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
North America
97% 97
$107,645.00
50K 150K
South America
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
6% 6
$106,300.00
90K 135K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
3% 3
$101,987.00
80K 135K
U.S. South
4% 4
$96,750.00
50K 135K
U.S. Southwest
64% 64
$106,794.00
53K 150K
U.S. Midwest
6% 6
$111,400.00
94K 135K
U.S. West
17% 17
$114,257.00
50K 135K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
$NA Data not provided
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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Dell 18
  • Deloitte 14
  • Adobe 7
  • PepsiCo 7
  • Apple 6
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 94
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • San Francisco/Bay Area: Tech & Mktg
  • Seattle: Technology
  • Dallas: Consulting
  • Houston: Energy Banking

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$148,250
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $65,616
  • Budget $18,060
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$148,250
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $95,946
  • Budget $18,060
5 Full Tuition Scholarships
$13,494 Average Scholarship Amount 57% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
60% 60
57% 57
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$2,974,816
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year $0
  • Average post-graduation debt $69,409
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
68 McCombs School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
35% 35
Lectures
30% 30
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Energy Finance, Clean Tech
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Technology Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/MSME (Mechanical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Improved facilities, with new spaces dedicated to student collaborative work and existing spaces re-modeled. Online training resources have been acquired, with video-based tutorials on over 300 applications and business topics to help students learn and improve skills. Two new Active Learning Classrooms have been constructed with state-of-the-art presentation and collaboration technology.

Students: Who are my classmates?

0% Married Students 25% International Students
32% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
68% 68
Asian American
12% 12
Hispanic
9% 9
Student Citizenship
North America
75% 75
Asia
18% 18
South America
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

19,885 Living MBA Alumni 13 Countries where alumni clubs exist
35 Active alumni clubs
13% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.