McCombs School of Business – University of Texas at Austin
The McCombs School of Business was founded in 1922 at the University of Texas at Austin. Earlier known as the School of Business Administration, it was merged with the Graduate School of Business in the year 2000. McCombs is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and offers students everything from undergraduate to terminal degrees.
• U.S. News & World Report: 19
• Bloomberg: 21
• Forbes: 37
• Financial Times: 25
• The Economist: 18
The UT Austin boasts a massive 431 acre campus centrally located in the city of Austin. McCombs School of Business also offers MBAs on other UT campuses in Dallas and Houston. There are also international offerings in Mexico City.
The Austin campus is located less than 10 miles away from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
McCombs is located in a three-building complex at 21st and Speedway streets. This complex, called The George Kozmetsky Center for Business Education, is the heart of McCombs.
The first building in this complex is the College of Business Administration Building. This building opened in 1962 and currently houses the undergraduate programs as well as the Bureau of Business Research.
The second building is the rhombus-shaped Graduate School of Business Building. This is the current home of the graduate MBA programs.
The third and newest building in the complex is the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. It was opened in 2008 and is the location of the Executive MBA program and offers many amenities to students and visiting executives. This building offers classroom space, breakout rooms, conference halls and even three restaurants and a hotel.
McCombs recently built a new home for its graduate programs. Construction began in the fall of 2014 and was completed in the summer of 2017. The new building, called Robert B. Rowling Hall–or just Rowling Hall–is 347,000 sq. ft. of traditional, tiered classrooms as well as a multitude of adaptive spaces for meetings, brainstorming, and invention.
McCombs has 204 full-time equivalent faculty members who are consistently ranked among the top 10 national faculties. They teach subjects covering six departments: accounting; finance; management; marketing; business, government, and society; and information, risk & operations management (IROM). Aside from their impressive educational background they also boast having real-world business expertise to bring into the classrooms.
There are 12,930 total enrolled students in the McCombs School of Business, with 6,450 Business Foundation students, 4,666 undergraduates, 1,725 students in masters programs, and 89 in doctoral programs.
MBA Degree Offerings
The McCombs School of Business offers six different MBA programs. There is a traditional two-year, full-time MBA degree and the Texas Executive MBA, which can be completed at the main campus in Austin. McCombs also offers a part-time Texas Evening MBA on the main campus as well as at two other University of Texas locations: Dallas/Fort Worth or Houston. Finally they offer a dual-degree executive MBA program in Mexico City awarding an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s of Administration from Tecnológico de Monterrey – Campus Santa Fe.
The full MBA commencement ceremony at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Visit this link to Marching Orders to see a list of individual graduates- https://vgradut.z21.web.core.windows.net/utexas/ii/index.html #WhyMcCombs #McCombsGrad20
McCombs Learning Environment
https://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/MBA/Full-Time - Rodrigo De La Garza, MBA '14, discusses the world-class faculty and diverse community that combine to form an engaging learning environment in the Texas MBA program.