Stellar Ranks for Texas McCombs MBA Programs

Full-Time MBA soars to 8-year high and leads nation in number of top-20 business specialties in U.S. News & World Report ranking

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The Texas McCombs Full-Time MBA Program rose four spots to hit No. 16 — out of 124 ranked programs — an 8-year high — in the 2024 release of U.S. News & World Report’s survey of the nation’s best graduate schools of business, the most competitive such ranking in the industry. Among public schools the program rose one rank to No. 4.

The Texas McCombs MBA has counted itself among the top 20 programs in 32 of the past 33 years. Among public schools, the program has held top-five status for the past 20 years.

McCombs takes first place among Texas schools, followed by Rice (No. 29), Southern Methodist University (No. 34), and the University of Texas at Dallas (No. 38).

Working Professional MBA No. 7

In the part-time MBA rankings, McCombs landed at No. 7. The working professional MBA programs at McCombs, which include the Texas Evening MBA, the Texas MBA at Houston, and the Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth, have held top 10 status for the past 15 years running, and are the only Texas programs to do so.

Executive MBA No. 15

The Texas Executive MBA ranked No. 15 in the executive rankings. The program has enjoyed top 20 status for 20 of the past 22 years.

MBA Specialty Rankings

The U.S. News ranking also considers MBA program strength across 13 subject areas. McCombs leads the nation in the greatest number of business specialties hitting the top 20, six of which also made the top 10.

  • Accounting: No. 1 (18th year in a row at No. 1)
  • Information Systems: No. 4 (31st year in the top 5)
  • Project Management: No. 4 (third year in top 10)
  • Business Analytics: No. 8 (fifth year in top 10)
  • Real Estate: No. 10 (fourth year in top 10)
  • Entrepreneurship: No. 10 (28th year in the top 10)
  • Marketing: No. 11 (26th year in top 20)
  • Management: No. 11 (23rd year in top 20)
  • Finance: No. 13 (13th year in top 15)
  • Production / Operations: No. 15 (20th year in top 20)
  • Supply Chain / Logistics: No. 16 (16th year in top 20)

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