Naveen Jindal School of Management – University of Texas at Dallas


The founders of Texas Instruments established the University of Texas at Dallas in 1969. UT Dallas has grown from an enrollment of 45 graduate students in 1970 to more than 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students today. The Jindal School of Management is the largest of UT Dallas’ seven schools.

The School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas was opened in 1975. The school was later renamed the Naveen Jindal School of Management after alumnus, Naveen Jindal in 2011.

Jindal earned his MBA from UT Dallas in 1992. Jindal was named a 2010 UT Dallas Distinguished Alumnus, and gave the largest alumni gift ever given the university to that time. In addition to founding and serving as the chancellor of the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in Haryana, India. He also serves as chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Limited, a multibillion-dollar family conglomerate.

Jindal also is the founder of the Flag Foundation of India and served two five-year terms in the Lok Sabha, Parliament’s lower house.

The Naveen Jindal School of Management is accredited by AACSB.


The Naveen Jindal School of Management is located on the main campus of the University of Texas at Dallas. UT Dallas is located in Richardson, Texas, just 20 minutes away from downtown Dallas.


The Jindal School of Management offers students 12 centers and institutions in addition to the school itself.

Center and Laboratory for Behavioral Operations and Economics

Center for Finance Strategy Innovation

Center for Information Technology and Management

Center for Intelligent Supply Networks

Center for the Analysis of Property Rights and Innovation

Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance

Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Internal Auditing Excellence

International Accounting Development: Oil and Gas

International Center for Decision and Risk Analysis

Leadership Center at UT Dallas

Morris Hite Center for Marketing

Students at the Jindal School also have access to the Career Management Center. The CMC offers specific tools and programs to help MBA students to develop a plan for their future careers.

The Career Management Center’s coaches work with students to create and develop resumes, improve interviewing skills and to develop a strategic plan for obtaining employment.

The Eugene McDermott Library is partnered with the Jindal School to provide students with important research resources. The library also gives Jindal students access to The Management Satellite/Data Lab, a virtual library, which allows students to receive research assistance from a librarian, as well as access to the Library’s electronic resources.


The faculty at Jindal is made up of 248 educators. 22 of the faculty members have been appointed to endowed posts. The Jindal School ranks no. 16 in North America in faculty research productivity and no. 17 globally.

Student Body

The Fall 2014 enrollment of more than 7,500. About half of those students enrolled were graduate students. The average GMAT score of admitted students is 679. The average GPA of admitted students is 3.5. 33 percent of students are married, 31 percent are females and 43 percent are international students.

The majority of the student population identifies as white (62 percent) while 22 percent of students identify as Asian American.

MBA Degree Offerings

Naveen Jindal School of Management offers a Full-Time MBA, Professional MBA and Executive MBA programs.