Texas’ McCombs School of Business

As one Class of 2011 grad told BusinessWeek, “I’m very happy with my investment of time and money in this program. Professors are happy to continue a mentoring relationship even after the program and my fellow students were top notch.”

Application Fee: $125

2012 Tuition & Fees: $85,000, up from $75,000 (resident) in 2011

2012 Tuition & Fees: $85,000, up from $80,169 (non-resident) in 2011

Average Months of Work Experience: 166

GMAT Required: Yes

Average GMAT Score: 638

GMAT Range (mid-80%): 560-726

Acceptance Rate: 74%

Enrollment: 126

International: 25%

Female: 19%

African-American: 4%

Asian: 6%

Hispanic/Latino: 11%

Mean Age: 37

Classes Meet: Alternate weekends

Length of program: 2 years

Students From These Sectors:

Consulting: 0%

Consumer Products: 2%

Financial Services: 8%

Government: 3%

Manufacturing: 2%

Media/Entertainment: 3%

Non-Profit: 2%

Petroleum/Energy: 6%

Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Health Care: 11%

Real Estate: 2%

Technology: 42%

Other: 20%

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.