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Tuition and Financial Aid

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

iMPA Funding and Financial Benefits

The iMPA program lets you take graduate courses at undergraduate rates while you are an undergraduate student, you'll save both time and money. Taking advantage of available scholarships and teaching assistantships can further reduce the cost of your accounting education.

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McCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIPS are available to continuing undergraduates in the McCombs School of Business. Please contact Catherine Rodarte in the BBA Program Office with questions about McCombs scholarships.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE SCHOLARSHIPS are posted on the Office of Financial Aid website.

FIFTH YEAR ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIPS are administered by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. Applications are distributed by the MPA Program Office, but the office does not make the decision regarding who receives these scholarships.

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIPS are directed towards integrated MPA students in their fifth (graduate) year to help defray some of the graduate tuition costs. Details are available on the current student website

OTHER ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIPS Several organizations offer scholarships to encourage the pursuit of an accounting education. For example, the AICPA provides a listing of several scholarship opportunities.

Teaching Assistants

iMPA students are eligible to serve as teaching assistants during their fifth (graduate) year. TAs are assigned to graduate or undergraduate courses to assist the professor with a variety of tasks associated with course instruction, such as grading homework, proctoring exams, holding office hours and leading review sessions. Appointments are usually for 10 hours per week. TA applications are available from the Department of Accounting

For information about academic employment outside the Accounting Department, visit the graduate school student employment website.