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McCombs MBA Program – class profile, employment report, and admissions 2021

As a part of the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business is perfectly placed to take advantage of the booming start-up scene in Texas. Its MBA course is placed #14 in the U.S.by QS World University Rankings and #19 (in the U.S.) by both the Economist and the Financial Times. The McCombs MBA program faculty members rank No. 12 worldwide for research productivity, and the school has launched a global search to grow faculty capacity by 10 percent. These influential faculty and the school’s focus on entrepreneurship have made the school a go-to for recruiters across the United States.

UT Austin McCombs School of Business McCombs MBA Program - Class Profile, Career and Employment Outcomes

If McCombs School of Business is your target business school, this article will help you in researching the class profile, and career prospects its full-time MBA program can offer you.

McCombs School of Business Full-time MBA Program General Information

Location: Robert B. Rowling Hall
300 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, TX 78712

Dean:  Jay Hartzell

Admissions Office: Robert B. Rowling Hall
300 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, TX 78712

Phone: 512-471-7698
Email: TexasMBA@mccombs.utexas.edu

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McCombs School of Business MBA Program details

Below are the details of the McCombs School of Business full-time MBA program’s class profile, cost of attendance, median salary. Here is the list of the total cost (tuition fee + living expenses) of top MBA programs across the world.

S. No.McCombs School of BusinessNumbers
1Average GMAT704
2Average GPA3.42
3Class Size (enrolled in the class of 2021)260
4GMAT Range650 – 740
52019-20 Tuition$51,020 (Texas resident)
$56,572 (Non-Texas resident)
6Median annual salary$ 125,000
7Median Bonus $30,000

UT Austin McCombs School of Business MBA Class Profile 2021

Enrolled260
GMAT Scores650 – 740
Undergraduate GPA (Average)3.42
Average GRE scoresQuant 159   Verbal 159
% of women in the class40%
% of international citizens20%
Average age29
Average years of work experience6

Pre-MBA Industry

The students represent a wide range of diverse industries with Financial services making up the biggest chunk of the pre-MBA experience – 14% of the students came from this field. The class is also made up of a good number of students with experience in Consulting, Technology and Petroleum/energy sectors.

Pre-MBA Industry – McCombs MBA Program – Class of 2021Percentage
Financial Services14%
Energy11%
Consulting10%
Technology10%
Other44%
Government/Non-Profit11%

UT Austin McCombs MBA Admissions 2021

For the Texas McCombs full-time MBA, the admission committee is completely focused on finding a good fit candidate and judges each application holistically.  Hence there is no minimum score. However, the application process has several standard MBA admission components such as the student’s resume, 2 essays, 1 recommendation, GMAT/GRE scores, TOEFL/IELTS scores (if applicable), transcripts of all academic work, and the $200 application fee. Only the shortlisted candidates are invited for the final interview.

As always, the competition is fierce, and it is essential that you have your application ready by Round 1 or Round 2. Learn here why applying in Round 1 or Round 2 is important.

Texas McCombs Application RoundApplication DeadlineAdmissions DecisionEnrolment Deposit Deadline
Round 1October 13, 2020December 17, 2020February 4, 2021
Round 2January 5, 2021March 25, 2021April 22, 2021
Round 3March 30, 2021May 6, 2021May 18, 2021
Round 4 (US Citizens and PR only)May 11, 2021 June 17, 2021 June 24, 2021

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UT Austin McCombs School of Business: Employment Report and Salaries 2020

The biggest chunk of MBA graduates of Texas McCombs entered the Technology industry (31.8%), followed by consulting (22%), and financial services (17.8%).

Graduates recruited into the consulting industry were paid the highest salaries with the mean annual salary coming to $160,000. Here’s a detailed look at the employment statistics by industry, job function, and location.

Employment by Industry

The top three industries – Technology (31.8%), Consulting (22%), and Financial Services (17.8%) recruited 2/3rd of the entire graduating class of 2020at Texas McCombs. The rest of the class accepted offers from a whole spectrum of industries such as Energy, Consumer Products, Real Estate, and more.

Below is the detailed employment report of McCombs School of Business outgoing class of 2020:

IndustryPercentageMedian Salary
Technology31.8%$121,500
Consulting22%$160,000
Financial Services17.8%$150,000
Energy & Utilities5.1%$110,000
Consumer Products7.9%$110,000
Real Estate3.8%$105,000
Travel & Transportation1.4%NA
Healthcare5.1%$119,000
Manufacturing2.3%$120,000
Other2.8%$105,000

Employment by Function

The students of Texas McCombs opted for 3 broad functions – Finance, Marketing, and Management. Within these broad functions, there was a lot of variety in terms of organizations and job functions.

FunctionPercentageMedian Salary
Finance Function
Corporate Finance7.5%$120,000
Investment Banking9.8%$150,000
Private Equity/Venture Capital2.3%$125,000
Real Estate Finance4.2%$110,000
Asset Management1.9%$90,750
Corporate development 1.9%$91,000
MARKETING/SALES  
Product Management8.9%$132,000
Brand Management4.6%$115,500
Product Marketing 5.1%$120,000
Other Marketing3.3%$123,500
Business Development 5.1%$116,500
GENERAL MANAGEMENT   
Consulting25.7%$160,000
Operations & Logistics7.5%$120,000
LDP/Rotational Programs2.8%$122,500
Project Management4.2%$117,000
Other Management1.9%$117,000
ALL OTHERS  
All Others3.3%$103,992

UT Austin McCombs School of Business – Notable Alumni

UT Austin McCombs School of Business - McCombs MBA Program - Notable Alumni

Following are some Notable Alumni of the UT Austin McCombs School of Business:

  • Ken Parekh, CEO, Parekh Partners, LLC
  • Arthur Mills, IV, Executive Director, Talent Management and Organizational Strategy Fulton County Schools
  • Ken Weitzel, Management Consulting
  • Peter Almond, Managing Director, Head of Energy Syndicated & Leveraged Finance SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
  • Matt Altenau, Principal, Fayez Sarofim & Co.
  • Chad Auler, President, and Co-founder, C. Auler Holdings
  • Raul Calvoz, Managing Partner, Tuggey, Calvoz LLP
  • Stacy Hock, Co-Owner, Hock, LLC
  • Carrie Haden, Principal, Microsoft
  • Michael Dellinger, Managing Director, UBS Private Wealth Management
  • Stephanie Degen, Executive Director, JP Morgan
  • Danielle Crayton, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft
  • Nida Kia, Associate Director of Corporate Strategy, AT&T
  • Ryan Nixon, Managing Partner, Goshawk Global Investments, LLC
  • Brian Payne, Senior Manager, Dell Inc.
  • Mark Roberts, Chairman, Bentley Partners, LLP

Other MBA programs you should consider

Stretch Schools: UC-Berkeley (Haas), UCLA (Anderson), Yale SoM, MIT Sloan

Match Schools: UNC Kenan-Flagler, USC (Marshall), Rice (Jones)

Safety Schools:  Michigan State (Broad), Georgia Tech (Scheller)

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