Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    628
  • Program Enrollment
    212
  • Yield
    80%
  • Selectivity
    68%
Contact Information
2110 Speedway, Stop B6004
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

The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin develops influential business leaders and is committed to providing students with a knowledge base grounded in theory and relevant to current business practice. With a world-renowned faculty that boasts groundbreaking research, easy access to industry leaders, a myriad of opportunities for hands on experience, and the prime location of Austin, Texas, McCombs has a significant, positive impact on business and society. McCombs is an engaged and purposeful community of faculty, staff, students and alumni, where great minds come together to inspire innovation and change the world.

What Recent Grads Say See All 6 Comments >

Great culture, great profs, enjoyed the people. The PT program staff was approachable and genuine. The 'Austin Intensive' was an orientation-like experience at the beginning of the school year; a great experience.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 76
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
68% McCombs School of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

628 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
75% 600
79% 628
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 130
68% 68.0
80% 80.0
Female
37% 37
International
15% 15
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
28% 28
Other
18% 18
Finance / Accounting
14% 14
Marketing / Sales
11% 11
Consulting
11% 11
Management
11% 11
General Management
7% 7
Human Resources
0% 0
Technology
25% 25
Other
22% 22
Financial Services
18% 18
Pharma / Health Care
10% 10
Non-Profit
7% 7
Government
6% 6
Petroleum / Energy
3% 3
Manufacturing
3% 3
Consumer Products
3% 3
Real Estate
3% 3
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Consulting
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
10% 10
6% 6
680 to 709
9% 9
3% 3
650 to 679
13% 13
10% 10
620 to 649
17% 17
8% 8
590 to 619
16% 16
12% 12
560 to 589
15% 15
8% 8
530 to 559
11% 11
3% 3
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
13% 13
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Long Term Pay by PayScale

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

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$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
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$ $ $ $ $
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
7% 22
3% 9
Students in Core Classes
71 McCombs School of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
20% 20
Simulation
20% 20
Lectures
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
Top Areas of Study
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must also complete three Intensive Seminars.
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Average # of months to complete program 33
  • Six-Year completion rate 98%
  • Max time allowed to complete 33
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
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. Research database inventory added 5 new assets. New student intranet.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
52% 52
Asian American
27% 27
Hispanic
10% 10
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

19,294 Living MBA Alumni 13 Countries where alumni clubs exist
31 Active alumni clubs
12% Participating in gift donations Yes Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.