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The University of Texas at Austin Faculty

With more than 2,700 members, the University of Texas at Austin's faculty is composed of outstanding scholars in a wide range of disciplines, who are members of prestigious academic and scientific organizations. Among this illustrious group of professors are winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Medal of Science, the National Medal of Technology and numerous other awards. The university's annual research funding exceeds $400 million, making it one of the leading public research institutions in the nation.

In addition to teaching excellence and rigorous academic research, our professors are also actively engaged as consultants, advisors, coaches, and board members in a wide range of organizations. They are highly skilled at merging their real-world experience with their academic knowledge to provide perspectives and solutions that are practical and relevant. With 16 colleges and schools, our campus also houses 17 libraries and museums. Our size is an indication of diversity, not just in the cultural makeup of the campus, but also in the depth and range of the university's offerings.

University Rankings

  • Cockrell School of Engineering - 10th overall; Petroleum Eng. - 1st; Civil Eng. - 4th
  • McCombs School of Business - Accounting Department - 1st; Information Systems - 3rd
  • Jackson School of Geosciences - Geology Department - 5th; Geophysics & Seismology - 8th

McCombs School of Business

The McCombs School of Business faculty includes scholars representing virtually all of the major business disciplines and functions. This dynamic group of professors is recognized for generating relevant business research and for teaching that challenges and elevates.

Faculty Facts
  • 177 full-time faculty
  • Ranked No. 10 in U.S. for research productivity
  • International stars in all academic departments
  • 8 members of The University's Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Simply put, our goal is to help energize your career and grow your business.

Texas Executive Education

Ask our alumni what has made the highest impact in their learning experience and invariably they say it’s the quality and accessibility of our faculty. Our experienced faculty delivers programs that meet the requirements of client organizations who expect rigor and relevance in an executive program.

Texas Executive Education is your gateway to the vast resources the University of Texas at Austin has to offer. We have the depth of expertise that allows us to design the kind of program that is going to expand your knowledge, energize your career and grow your business.

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