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McCombs Summer Institute

Sponsor

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Contributors

Dow Chemical

Dow Chemical

Dates for The McCombs Summer Institute 2018: 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Thursday, July 26, 2018

 

The McCombs Summer Institute for Business Foundations (MSI) uses classroom instruction and simulation learning to completely immerse students in the core competencies of business. This intensive nine-week, 15-credit-hour program includes:

 

  • 5 Business Foundations Program Courses 
  • Stock market, entrepreneurial, and business plan simulations
  • Professional development
  • Team building and leadership opportunities
  • Small class sizes
  • Resume and business communications workshops
  • Mock interviews
  • Dining etiquette seminar

 

All students who are currently enrolled in U.S. and select international colleges and universities are eligible to apply.

Current UT Students

Program Costs

  • Total cost of program, including textbooks, is $4,950 and is financial aid-eligible. Scholarship opportunities are available.
  • Halliburton target students (those majoring in Engineering, Geosciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Economics) may be eligible to receive a tuition reduction of up to $1,000. These awards are based on merit.
  • The first round of program admittance and tuition awards will be made by the beginning of spring semester to eligible students. Applicants with at least a 3.5 GPA in these select majors will automatically qualify if applications are received by December 1. Our second round of admittance will be continued with rolling admission until spaces are filled.
  • Dormitory housing can be arranged for MSI participants through the BFP Office. The approximate cost is $3,000 and includes some meals.
  • Cost does not include access to some University services, including but not limited to RecSports and UT Libraries. Participants can arrange for library and RecSports services at an additional cost.

Registration

  • Applications accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Apply early!
  • Up to 110 students will be selected to participate in the McCombs Summer Institute with a rolling waiting list.
  • Once selected, you will be asked for a $500.00 non-refundable deposit by the end of January to secure your spot.
  • 60% of the total tuition is due by May 1.
  • Another 20% of the total tuition is due by June 1.
  • The remaining tuition balance is due by July 1.

Students from Other Universities

Program Costs

  • Total cost of program, including textbooks, is $7,950.
  • Program may be financial aid-eligible. Contact your school's financial aid department for more information on financial aid. 
  • Dormitory housing can be arranged for MSI participants through the BFP Office. The approximate cost is $3,000 and includes some meals.
  • Cost does not include access to some University services, including but not limited to RecSports and UT Libraries. Participants can arrange for library and RecSports services at an additional cost.

Registration

  • Applications accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning October 1.
  • Up to 110 students will be selected to participate in the McCombs Summer Institute with a rolling waiting list.
  • Once selected, you will be asked for a $500.00 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot.
  • 60% of the total tuition is due by May 1.
  • Another 20% of the total tuition is due by June 1. 
  • The remaining tuition balance is due by July 1.

* To complete the BFP minor and have it appear on your transcript at graduation, you must also complete MIS 302F. A list of equivalent courses is on the program website. It is recommended that this requirement be completed prior to participation, but it is not required to enroll in the MSI.

If your are completing the BFP certificate (catalogs 14-16 and older), in addition to MIS 302F, you must also complete three hours of Economics (macro or micro) and three hours of any Statistics course.