Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1353
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $10,738
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    4,046
  • University Selectivity
    40%
  • University Yield
    47%
  • Job Offers
    100%
  • Average Salary
    $58,049
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1916
  • Program Length
    Three Year
Contact Information
2110 Speedway, Stop B6100
Austin, Texas 78712-1750, United States
Website
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McCombs School of Business

The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin educates and develops the leaders of tomorrow through an innovative business education delivered by world-renowned faculty. Highly ranked in all major business disciplines, McCombs is distinguished by its integrated curriculum, excellence in teaching, cutting-edge research, results-driven career services, and its dynamic location in Austin. We are a dedicated community of faculty, staff and alumni offering unique and global learning experiences to prepare our students to succeed in every industry and create a positive impact on society.

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The use of case studies and teamwork have made me a qualified candidate to work in the business world. The hands-on learning experience not only challenged me intellectually, but actually applied to topics in the real world.

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Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
40% University of Texas, Austin 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Class rank
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Application essay
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
38162% 38,162
40% 40
47% 47
40% School Selectivity
47% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

Two essays and TOEFL scores for international students. Transfer students must have 30 hours of transferable credit and a 3.0 minimum GPA.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
7495% 7,495
22% 22
54% 54
22% Program Selectivity
54% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Interrnational students are required to submit TOEFL scores.

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers 3.5
  • Other transfer requirements 3.5 GPA minimum, 24 hrs in residence, calculus I and II, micro and microeconomics.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 78
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Extended resumes are required and letters of recommendation are optional..

Careers

Financial Services 25%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 20%
  • Petroleum/Energy 11%
  • Other 3%
Deloitte 19
Top Employer
  • PWC 16
  • EY 13
  • Accenture 12
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
100% 100
62% 61.74527272727272
100% Receive Offers
100% 100
59% 59.252482758620694
100% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
87% Graduates seeking full-time employment
13% Graduates not seeking employment
69% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
24% 24
$62,000.00
30K 75K
Finance/Accounting
40% 40
$60,341.00
37K 87K
General Management
1% 1
$50,833.00
45K 60K
Human Resources
1% 1
$51,400.00
47K 60K
Management Information Systems
7% 7
$60,415.00
35K 90K
Marketing/Sales
14% 14
$49,731.00
30K 87K
Operations/Production
3% 3
$55,232.00
45K 67K
Logistics/Transportation
1% 1
$57,700.00
47K 65K
Other
7% 7
$51,437.00
30K 90K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
7% 7
$56,763.00
50K 65K
Consumer Products/Retail
11% 11
$50,898.00
30K 90K
Consulting
20% 20
$61,528.00
43K 75K
Financial Services
25% 25
$61,124.00
30K 85K
Government/Education
0% 0
$45,845.00
40K 53K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
1% 1
$53,155.00
35K 76K
Manufacturing
2% 2
$53,274.00
42K 60K
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
$43,333.00
30K 50K
Non-Profit
1% 1
$38,000.00
32K 45K
Petroleum/Energy
11% 11
$62,138.00
50K 90K
Real Estate
2% 2
$54,625.00
35K 75K
Sports/Leisure
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Technology/Science
13% 13
$58,134.00
35K 87K
Transportation
2% 2
$56,902.00
47K 71K
Utilities
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Other
3% 3
$46,250.00
32K 60K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
6% 6
$60,000.00
38K 75K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1
$60,100.00
43K 72K
U.S. South
2% 2
$48,550.00
35K 65K
U.S. Southwest
81% 81
$57,833.00
30K 90K
U.S. Midwest
4% 4
$58,233.00
52K 85K
U.S. West
7% 7
$62,316.00
30K 90K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • JP Morgan Chase 24
  • PWC 18
  • Goldman Sachs 15
  • EY 10
  • Shell 7
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 76
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 875
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 2,900
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Career preparation though a required career strategies course, mock interviews and etiquette dinners, first generation programming through Target Your Future, diversity programming through BBA Women’s Council and McCombs Diversity Council, career exploration programming through the Career Shadowing Program and employer panels, other recruiting events such as the Undergraduate Career Expo, and career coaching though Career Advisor appointments or walk-in advising with Peer Career Advisors.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$22,850
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $10,738
  • Expenses $12,112
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$49,272
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $37,160
  • Expenses $12,112
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://finaid.utexas.edu/
Scholarships
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • McCombs School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
53% 49
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
66% 38
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
70 McCombs School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Honors Program
More Information
Business Program Classes
8% Less than 20 Students 44% More than 50 Students
48% 21 to 50 students
38 Average number of students in non-business required electives
75 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Applied Financial Research
  • Adv. Valuation/Financial Modeling
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Studies in Intercultural Mangement
  • Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Program length Three Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2012
Degrees Offered
  • BBA / Bachelor of Business Administration
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
193% 193
50% 50
Prominent Faculty
  • Andrew Whinston

    Management Information Systems

  • Sheridan Titman

    Finance

  • William Kinney

    Accounting

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    There is a dedicated office in the financial services department for students to apply for work study positions on campus. Business students who are eligible for work study are able to find jobs.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    McCombs has 29 BBA specific reciprocal exchange semester partner schools. Most programs are in English at other top international business schools.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Tax Preparation Center in Austin where students help under-served communities prepare tax returns; Belize Global Business where students help vocational students to start businesses and build professional skills. Most of the 40 business organizations require or encourage volunteer work. Global Business Brigades and Consult Your Community exclusively assist underserved populations.

Students

88% Students in Top 10% of High School Class
1450 75th Percentile Score on SAT 32 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
56% 56
Asian American
24% 24
Hispanic
14% 14
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
5%
7%
3%
80%
4%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
92% 92
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
8% 8
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
97% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
74% 74
84% 84

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 68,747
Alumni Donations
$1,268 Average Gift $1,000,000 Largest Gift

Jere W. Thompson, former CEO of Southland Corporation

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Robert Rowling

    President/Chairman/CEO TRT Holding, Inc.

  • Gary Kelly

    CEO/Vice Chairman, Southwest Airlines

  • Jim Mulva

    CEO ConocoPhillips