School and Ranking Information
Most of the roughly 10 schools within a 10-mile radius of Austin offering programs in the field are 4-year private schools. Based on rankings, school type and program offerings, the following is a top Austin-area school for studying business:
- Winner: University of Texas at Austin is the only 4-year public school in the area offering an education in the discipline and has multiple top-10 nationally ranked programs in the field. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in business administration.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Texas at Austin|
|Rankings|| #53 for National Universities (2015)*
#8 for Undergraduate Business Programs (2015)*
#15 for Best Business Schools (2015)*
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$9,798 (in-state), $33,842 (out-of-state)**|
|Business Administration Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral|
|Business Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||656**|
|Most Popular Business Administration Degree Level in 2013||Master's (584 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||79%**|
|Noteworthy||The business school offers many student groups, such as Innovation Through Imagination and Global Business Brigades***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Austin
- The School of Business features 2 new cutting-edge classroom designs for enhanced learning that opened fall 2014
- The highly ranked international business bachelor's program features associations with more than 20 different countries
- The business school has over 10 different research centers, such as centers for entrepreneurship and investment
University of Texas at Austin enrolls more than 50,000 students, with roughly 40,000 being undergraduates. The university has a total of 17 schools and colleges. UT has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.
The McCombs School of Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration with several available majors and an MBA with multiple delivery formats. Some of the BBA major choices include accounting, marketing and management information systems. Core requirements cover the topics of statistics, business communication and finance.
Some of the full-time MBA core includes career panning and operations. The several available concentrations include areas such as business analytics, brand management and healthcare. The part-time evening MBA has classes in session during the fall, spring and summer. Students learn about business integrity, valuation and business law. UT's executive MBA is also a part-time program, having classes during the fall and spring on weekends. Aspiring postsecondary business teachers can pursue a Doctor of Philosophy in a variety of business concentrations, including finance, accounting and management.