McCombs School of Business Admissions Data
The number of students seeking admission to the McCombs School of Business has increased steadily since 2010 with 2767 more students applying in 2016 than in 2010.
The 55 percent increase in applicants to the McCombs School of Business outpaces the rate of change compared to applications across the university. Don’t be discouraged, however, because the McCombs School has grown its number of admitted students by 42 percent since 2010.
Although the admissions rate may appear to be volatile, it ranges between 24 percent and 28 percent. The average admissions rate for the previous four years holds steady at 25.5 percent.
Undoubtedly, the McCombs School of Business is one of the most selective programs at UT. The typical admitted student has a higher rank and test score than the university average.
All students applying to Business select “undeclared.” Students choose their major, such as Finance or Accounting, during their sophomore year.
Reviewers look for applicants who have demonstrated leadership at school and in their communities. They want to see an interest in communications and that you have taken calculus. If you participate in extracurricular activities like mock stock market competitions and Future Business Leaders of America, or if you have work or internship experience, consider showcasing these activities in your essays.