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    #1 Graduate Accounting Program

    Public Accounting Report survey 1994-2007, 2009-2014

  • Dean Gilligan, Lil Mills, Beverly O'Hara and Will O'Hara

    Department Chair Lillian Mills was recently honored as the inaugural recipient of the Beverly H. and William P. O'Hara Endowed Chair in Business.

  • 2014 Advisory Council

    Spring 2014 Advisory Council meeting
    View photos from the event.

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    #1 Undergraduate Program in Accounting

    Public Accounting Report, 2000-2014

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    #1 Graduate Accounting Program

    U.S. News & World Report  2007-2015

Department of Accounting

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... in top-ranked programs at all degree levels.

  Bachelor's Master's PhD

The McCombs School Department of Accounting is renowned for its innovative teachers and world-renowned researchers, who infuse the curriculum with cutting-edge ideas. Advice from executives on the Department of Accounting Advisory Council adds valuable perspective gleaned from years of working in the field. Come see how the energetic community of the McCombs School of Business and The University of Texas create a learning experience unlike any other in the country.

Top Rankings


US News & World Report Ranks McCombs Accounting Program Number One for the Seventh Year in a Row
The McCombs School of Business undergraduate accounting degree program is once again ranked number one by US News & World Report. The undergraduate program in accounting has been ranked number one by US News & World Report for the past seven years.

McCombs Sweeps the The Public Accounting Report (PAR) Rankings for the Fourth Year in a Row
For the ninth time in 12 years, McCombs ranks number one across all three of the 2013 rankings of the PAR Annual Professors Survey, undergraduate, master's and Ph.D.

McCombs Accounting Program Ranked Number One Worldwide for Accounting Research
McCombs boasts the most productive accounting faculty in the world, according to Brigham Young University's 2013 Accounting Research Rankings, an honor the department has held for 23 years.

Mission Statement


The mission of the Department of Accounting at The University of Texas at Austin is to further excellence in the accounting discipline within the mission of the University and the School. In the context of the Department this means: