McCombs at the University of Texas in Austin, the American headquarters for Dell as well as the live music capital of the world, is a business school that is adapting to a global business environment and seeking to be even more competitive in b-school rankings.
Some interesting facts on McCombs:
· Though things are big in Texas, McCombs tries to maintain a feeling of intimacy. Despite the fact that the University of Texas at Austin has well over 50,000 students, the McCombs MBA Program maintains a class size of just 260.
· McCombs is making more of an effort to increase its rank through the recruitment of international students, especially Latin Americans and Europeans.
· The University is also home to a great law school and an excellent public policy school (The LBJ School), and MBA Students can attend classes at these schools while enrolled.
· McCombs has become increasingly a school for those interested working in consulting, marketing and finance sectors.
· McCombs does not insist on work experience. But most accepted students, all but 2%, have at least some experience.
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