Naveen Jindal School of Management – University of Texas at Dallas

UT Dallas Full-Time MBA Program Structure

The UT Dallas full-time MBA at the Naveen Jindal School of Management is a 16-month program taught in a cohort structure.

Curriculum

The UT Dallas full-time MBA program is made up of 53 credits. Thirty of those credits are part of the core curriculum and the remaining 23 credits are completed through elective courses. Students also have an option to complete a concentration along with the MBA program or take a 21-month optional extension for a joint degree program.

Core classes are held during the day and elective courses are held during the evening. Students are also required to complete a summer internship for 3 credit hours between their first and second year of the program.

UT Dallas full-time MBA students are encouraged, but not required, to complete a concentration in accounting, business analytics, energy management, finance, healthcare management, IT management, innovation and entrepreneurship, internal audit, international management, leadership in organizations, marketing, real estate, strategic management, supply chain management or systems engineering and management. Concentrations provide students with a more in-depth knowledge of an area of business management. Students can choose their concentration based on their interests and future career goals.

Class Profile

There were 50 students in the UT Dallas full-time MBA Class of 2017 and 56 enrolled in the 2016 class. The average GMAT score of students in the 2017 class is 670. Students are an average age of 29 with an average of five years of professional work experience. Twenty-two percent of the 2017 class is female.

Careers

The UT Dallas Full-Time MBA placement rate is 90 percent within three months of graduation with starting salaries ranging from $90,000 to $100,000.

Some of the top employers for students in the full-time program for the last three years include Wells Fargo, Texas Instruments and AT&T. Full-time MBA students have access to the various resources within the Career Management Center, as well as career coaches that work with each student individually.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The tuition cost for the full-time MBA program is $32,998 for in-state residents and $64,332 for out-of-state and international students.

The more courses a student takes per semester, the lower the total cost of tuition. Tuition costs includes other student fees for the program but do not include cost of materials, housing or any other costs that students may run in to over the course of their time at Jindal. Students taking online courses will pay $80 per semester credit hour distance learning fees in addition to regular semester credit hour fees.

Approximately 75 percent of students benefit from some sort of scholarship. Awards for the most recent class averaged more than $9,000. UT Dallas offers several scholarships for students. The school also accepts third party scholarships, grants, federal financial aid and veterans’ awards as well as private and government student loans. Prospective students can email financial-aid@utdallas.edu for more information on scholarships and financial aid.

Admissions Procedures

In order to be considered for admission for the UT Dallas full-time MBA, applicants must submit a completed online application and all supporting documents. Supporting documents include official transcripts, GMAT/GRE scores, one professional letter of recommendation from a current or past employer, community leader or former professor; and two completed essay questions (instructions found on the online application) and a copy of their professional resume.

All international students are required to provide an English proficiency test. Applicants who already have a PhD or US-based MD or JD may request a GMAT/GRE waiver.

Domestic applicants must pay a $100 application fee and international applicants must pay a $150 application fee.

After all documents and application forms are received by admissions applicants may be invited to attend an interview. These admissions interviews are by invitation only.

Application Deadlines

Classes for the full-time MBA program begin in the fall. The application deadlines are:

Round 1: Oct. 15, with admissions decision by Dec. 20
Round 2: Jan. 15, with admissions decision by Feb. 20
Round 3: March 1, with admissions decision by April 15
Round 4: May 1, with admissions decision by June 15