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Poets&Quants Top Business Schools

University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business

#18

Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: April 1, 2020.

Contact Information

Location:
Robert B. Rowling Hall 300 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
2nd Floor - MBA Program Office
Austin, TX 78712
Admissions Office:
512-471-7698

School Data

Annual Tuition: $49,534

Acceptance Rate: 37%

Full-Time Enrollment: 265

International: 25%

Minority: 18%

Average Age: 28

Female: 40%

Male: 60%

Application Deadlines: Round 1: October 8th, 2019; Round 2: January 7th, 2020; Round 3: March 31st, 2020.

The McCombs School of Business MBA: What You Need To Know

In a city like Austin, bursting with life and music, it only makes sense to manufacture a business school that matches such energy. The central location of the University of Texas-Austin McCombs School of Business makes it a hotspot for students looking for a lively social life and a top-class education. Coming in at No. 18 among the best U.S. B-schools by Poets&Quants, the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business embraces diversity, innovation, and the pursuit of knowledge.

Students begin their academic experience in a cohort who will take all core classes together. However, McCombs doesn’t do cohorts quite like any other school. Its unique system is designed to foster opportunities to build teamwork and leadership skills throughout the core MBA curriculum by matching students in cohorts with a myriad of diverse backgrounds, cultures, business concentrations, and locations. As project partners and study group members, cohort-mates are together from day one and lend themselves to create a richer experience at the school. 

At McCombs, students will only be required to take necessary core classes in their first semester. Their broad and flexible curriculum is designed to promote a deep sense of self and the pursual of students’ passion, which is why more than 70% of coursework is self-selected. Not only that, but McCombs offers 100+ electives and an impressive selection of over 20 concentrations in which students can expand their business skills through competitive internships, study abroad programs, competitions, and more. 

For the student who is looking to develop an even stronger foundation in their career goals, McCombs also offers more than 10 dual degree options, which can be taken at any of UT Austin’s world-class schools. 

McCombs is a well-to-do school with much to offer its prospective class. It’s a welcoming atmosphere and its focus on diversifying the business field is something not too many business schools are vying for. However, McCombs pairs their pursuit of inclusivity and innovation with the tools necessary to make students business ventures a success.

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McCombs School of Business MBA Employment Stats

Texas-Austin McCombs no longer publishes in its employment report its top employers, preferring to list all of the firms that hired the school’s graduates.

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