The University of Texas at Austin


The University of Texas at Austin
Texas McCombs is one of the few schools in the country to receive top rankings in nearly all business specialty areas annually by U.S. News & World Report—at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. McCombs is dedicated to educating the business leaders of tomorrow while creating new knowledge for industry and society.

The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest and most prestigious business institutions in the world. From the Venture Labs Investment Competition – the longest running multi-school venture competition in the world – to its multiple top rankings, Texas McCombs stands out among the best MBA programs. With a real-world focus on practical business applications led by industry-leading faculty, McCombs aims to leave a positive, lasting impact on the world.

The Texas McCombs MBA offers a network of over 100,000 alumni in over 120 countries across the globe. Centered in beautiful Austin, Texas, currently a top U.S. city for Tech Business and the no. 1 Best Place to Live three years in a row, according to U.S. News and World Report. McCombs consistently ranks among the top schools for entrepreneurship and career placement. From dynamic experiential learning opportunities to its reputation for academic excellence and groundbreaking research, there are endless reasons why Texas McCombs is one of the most sought-after degrees in the world.

McCombs offers a robust two-year curriculum. Your first semester in the Full-Time MBA consists of core subjects that are designed to give students a strong foundation in business leadership in such areas as business government, marketing and accounting. From the second semester onwards, your courses can be tailored to suit individual career objectives, with over 100 different electives to choose from. On top of this, McCombs offers one-to-one business coaching in order to help students develop practical skills through experienced, tailored advice. There’s also an opportunity to take part in micro-consulting projects, in which teams of students  help real-life businesses overcome challenges.

This focus on rigorous academics and hands-on experience pays off for Texas McCombs graduates with an average post-graduation salary of  $119,036 USD, and an average sign-on bonus of $29,929 USD. Although graduates enter a wide range of industries, including consulting and financial services, the largest proportion of McCombs MBA graduates (25.9%) enter the tech sector. This has much to do with the rising status of Texas as a hub for tech innovation, as well as McCombs’ own connection to venture capital and a legacy of innovation. The top recruiters of Texas McCombs MBAs also reflect this association with innovation, with the list including such leading tech names as Dell, Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

Program length: 21 months
Starting Dates: August
Application Deadlines: October 13, 2020
  January 5, 2021
  March 30, 2021
Accreditation: AACSB
Program Information  
Beyond the Classroom  

The MBA program is a community of students with unique perspectives from varying backgrounds. The below class statistics will give you a better idea of who you'll  meet in your MBA journey over the next two years.

Class size: 260
Percent (%) Female:  40%
Percent (%) International:  20%
Average Age:  29
Average years of work experience: 6
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The Texas McCombs MBA is a competitive degree – the average GMAT score is 704 and all applicants must also submit essays, a letter of recommendation, and a professional resume/CV. Shortlisted applicants are invited to an interview, with a current student, admissions officer or alumni.

Average GMAT 704
Average GPA 3.42
MBA program start dates: August
Application Deadlines October 13, 2020
  January 5, 2021
  March 30, 2021
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At Texas McCombs, we understand higher education is a big investment in your future, which is why the MBA program has been named a "Best Value" among Top 20 business schools by U.S. News. With the opportunity to earn six-figure starting salaries plus signing bonuses, a Texas McCombs MBA degree is the greatest investment you’ll make for your career.

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