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The University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business

300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Austin, United States View Map
  • GMATRange of average GMAT scores across all MBA programs at the institution
    550-650 - Low
    651-700 - Medium
    701-800 - High
  • DemographyAverage age of students across all MBA programs at the institution.
    29 Yrs.
  • ScholarshipIndication as to whether the institution provides scholarships for MBA programs.


COVID-19 Information: Please check the Admissions tab

Located in Austin, Texas, McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin was founded in 1922.

 McCombs hopes to develop ideas to advance the economy, improve lives, strengthen communities and create new knowledge for future generations.

In addition to the main campus in Downtown Austin, McCombs offers classes outside Central Texas in Dallas, Houston and internationally in Mexico City. 

McCombs offers a multitude of facilities and services. All degree programs have Advisory Councils comprised of industry experts constantly looking to improve the curriculum. 

Career services are offered to participants on each degree program to ensure graduates have the best chance in securing employment following graduation.  

The Master of Science Programs Career Services team offer an individualized career curriculum, from mock interviews and resume preparation to how to negotiate job offers.

The McCombs Alumni Network boasts a large business alumni network at a top research university, with the business school further noting the prominence of its tight-knit community, fostering lifelong engagement with students and alumni. 

Qualified applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • Mathematical aptitude and demonstrated ability to handle quantitative material
  • Strong communication skills
  • A completed application consisting of the following:
  • Official transcripts uploaded in PDF format
  • GRE or GMAT scores:

                GRE: 6882 

                GMAT MSM: 396-44-93

                GMAT MSF: 396-44-78

                GMAT MSBA: 396-44-73

                GMAT MSITM: 396-44-30

  • TOEFL or IELTS for all international students (waivers are available - please review our "International Students" section under Application Components below for specific information)
  • Personal essays. A video essay component is optional but highly recommended by the admissions committee. The video essay should not exceed 1 minute in length.
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume

Individual MS degrees may have specific program requirements.

There are a limited number of merit-based scholarships available to Texas MS Program students. All Texas MS Program applicants are automatically considered for merit-based financial assistance; no separate application is necessary. Scholarships are considered separately within each degree program.

COVID-19 Information:

MBA Events: In accordance with the University of Texas at Austin’s response to COVID-19, all MBA campus visits and in-person events have been canceled through at least May 8. We are offering virtual Info Sessions, Application Prep, and Admissions Chats for our programs. Find details and registration on our Executive MBA Events calendar. 

Upcoming Application Deadlines: Our admissions standards have not changed, but to accommodate unexpected delays in your application process, we have adjusted some of our deadlines and decision dates. 

Round 3

Application Due: March 24, 2020

Decision Delivered: April 24, 2020


Application Due: June 16, 2020

Decision Delivered: July 17, 2020

Post-Round 4: Rolling Admissions on a Space-Available Basis; Decisions released as they are rendered.

Find more info about the Executive MBA application process.

Test Exception Petition: We understand that many people are experiencing hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic and that these challenges may be affecting your ability to take an exam due to testing center closures. We are providing applicants who have been directly impacted by COVID-19, the opportunity to petition for a special test score exception: COVID-19 Test Exception: Petition Form. If you are still able to take an exam, we strongly encourage you to do so. GMAC and ETS have introduced remote testing options for the GMAT, GRE, EA, and TOEFL exams. The petition applies only to the Round 3, Round 4 and post-Round 4 application for Fall 2020.

Admissions interviews: Interviews remain invite-only, but all interviews will be conducted virtually through final rounds for the Executive MBA.

Contact the Executive MBA at UT Austin: [email protected]

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