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Admissions & Cost

McCombs offers you a singular campus experience and the culture of Austin, Texas – all while giving you one of the best business educations in the nation.

Meet the Challenge. Earn the Rewards.

As one of the country’s highest-ranking business programs, admission to McCombs is very competitive.

We provide each of our students with the training, networking opportunities, and support they need for success. Not every applicant will gain admission to McCombs, but those who do will find that the effort it took to get accepted will pay off for the rest of their lives.

To apply to the McCombs School of Business, you must:

  1. Submit your ApplyTexas Application or Common App
  2. List "Unspecified Business" (200400) as your first choice major
  3. Satisfy all requirements listed on the UT Austin Application Checklist


No additional applications are required unless you are applying to the Canfield Business Honors Program.

Please note that we offer admission only in the fall semester. 

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McCombs at a Glance

  • 14%

    BBA Acceptance Rate

    2023 Admissions Statistics

  • #5

    Undergraduate B-School

    U.S. News & World Report

  • #1

    Best Campus Environment

    Princeton Review

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  • Don’t Wait. Meet the Deadlines.

    Give yourself enough time to prepare for important deadlines: Admission Application Deadline - December 1st Financial Aid (FAFSA) Priority Filing Date - January 15th Housing Application - Rolling basis; housing application can be submitted after admission application is completed.
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  • Make It with Honors

    The Canfield Business Honors Program offers small classes, challenging coursework, and an educational experience that is as rigorous as it is rewarding. If you are looking for a tight-knit program that pushes you to do your very best, then our honors program may be a perfect fit.

Take a Look at the Costs

Our highly ranked BBA program has lower tuition for Texas residents than most of our peers. Here, you’ll get a top degree for top value.

Texas Residents

Cost per semester (spring or fall)

Tuition: $6,788

Room and board: $6,384

Non-Texas Residents

Cost per semester (spring or fall)

Tuition: $23,249

Room and board: $6,384

Cost Comparison

Annual tuition at McCombs*: $13,576

Average annual tuition at other top 10 business schools: $53,304

*for Texas residents

Learn More about the Admissions Process

  • Student Recruiters
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    Student Recruiters

    Do you have questions about admissions, transfers, or studying abroad? Talk to a current student.

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  • Transfer Students
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    Transfer Students

    Transferring into McCombs is a competitive process, but the benefits are worth it.

    Transfer to McCombs
  • Scholarships and Aid
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    Scholarships and Aid

    We know that a degree is an investment in your future, and we’ll help you find funding.

    Fund your tuition