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McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Apply to Our Program

The Master of Science in Marketing Program will begin accepting applications in September 2016

Admission is only available for summer enrollment. All students begin in July, and complete the program the following May. Expected start date for the Class of 2018 is July 1, 2017. All students must be able to arrive in Austin on or before July, 2017 to participate in orientation. Admission to the program is selective.

Qualified applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • Mathematical aptitude and demonstrated ability to handle quantitative material
  • Strong communication skills and motivation
A completed application consists of the following:

  • All sections within online application filled to entirety
  • Official transcripts uploaded in PDF format
  • GRE or GMAT scores (GMAT code for MSM is now: 396-44-93)
  • TOEFL or IELTS score for all international applicants
  • Personal essays
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
Additionally, if the admissions committee requires further information about a candidate, an interview may be required.



Application Tips

Application Deadlines

The application for the Class of 2018 is open! The deadlines for submission are below:

Round One: November 14, 2016 First deadline for all applicants

Round Two: January 23, 2017 Final deadline for international applicants

Round Three: April 17, 2017 

Round Four: May 15, 2017 Final deadline for domestic applicants

For more information or application questions, contact the MSM Program Office.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Program Costs >

Program Costs

Texas Resident Tuition and Fees: $34,000

Non-Resident Tuition and Fees: $42,000


All applications will be evaluated for any merit-based assistance that is available. A separate application is not necessary.


Domestics students are eligible to apply for most loans through the Office of Student Financial Services. For federal and state assistance, students will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The priority deadline for financial aid applications is March 15. We do not offer academic employment or full tuition waivers to our students.

International Students are not eligible for federal loans and should be prepared to fund expenses with their own resources.

Take the Next Step

Attend an Info Session

Take the next step toward your MSM degree:

Register for an Upcoming Info Session
Thursday January 26th, 2017 5-6pm GSB 5.130
Thursday February 23rd, 2017 5-6pm CBA 3.104
Monday March 27th, 2017 5-6pm CBA 3.104
Watch an Archived Info Session

Sign up for the Texas MSM mailing list to receive upcoming info session times and other MSM news.

Speak with an Advisor! 
Office Hours: Wednesdays 2-4 pm
GSB 5.135