McCombs School of Business

Last updated on November 27th, 2018

McCombs School of Business is the B-school of the University of Texas, Austin, United States. It is the oldest public B-school in Texas and provides teaching in Houston as well as Mexico City. It has over 88,000 alumni spread within various business divisions. [list style=”list3″ color=”green”]

McCombs boasts of 14 research centres and is internationally regarded as the best B-school in the South-West.

  • Facts and Figures

An Overview

Rank 21
Program Duration 2 Years
Class Size 265
Average GMAT Score 703
Average Work Experience 5.5 Years
Program Cost $70,282


  • Recruitment at McCombs School of Business

McCombs’ alumni are hired to work in various industries, here is a list of the top paying industries:

Industry Percentage of Recruits
Professional accounting services firms (Big 4, Mid-Cap and Regional Firms) 85%
Industry 6%
Investment Banking and other Financial Services 5%
Consulting 4%
Government / Public Sector 1%


  • Apply to McCombs School of Business


The deadlines for the 2018 admissions have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round 1 – October 9th, 2018

                     1 month, 18 days, 10 hours, 28 minutes ago

Round 2 – January 8th, 2019

                     in 1 month, 10 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes

Round 3 – April 2nd, 2019

                     in 4 months, 4 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes
  • Essay Topic 2018-19


At Texas McCombs, we celebrate being a community of individuals. We value each person’s unique background, experience, passions, and perspective. Essays help us to get to know you as an individual and how you would fit with our culture and community. We also use them to assess your communication and/or presentation skills. This is your opportunity to give us more insight into your background, goals, and personality. Strong essays convey research, reflection, and your personal motivations for pursuing an MBA, specifically at the McCombs School of Business.

Please complete both essays below, as well as the optional statement if you would like to provide any further information regarding your application.

1. We will learn a lot about your professional background through your resume and letter of recommendation. We want to get to know you further. Please introduce yourself. Select only one communication method you would like to use for your response.

a.Write an essay (250 words)
b.Share a video introduction (one minute in length)

2. Picture yourself at graduation. Describe how you spent your time as a TexasMcCombs MBA, and how that experience helped prepare you for the post-MBA world. (500 words)

Optional Statement:

Please provide any additional information you believe is important and/or address any areas of concern that you believe will be beneficial to the Admissions Committee in considering your application (e.g. gaps in work experience, choice ofrecommenders, academic performance, or extenuating personal circumstances). (250 words)

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