Before classes even begin, students connect in MBA Orientation through Cohort Olympics which encourage bonding and healthy competition. Then, all first years are assigned a study team of 4-6 classmates from their cohort. McCombs emphasizes entrepreneurship through the Venture Fellows program which places 15-20 students as interns in startups, venture capital or private equity firms and the Venture Lab Fellows program which brings together 30 graduate students from the schools of business, law, engineering and natural sciences to help 5 to 10 startups in their earliest stages.
The MBA+ program offers students a chance to do micro-consulting projects (4 to 10 weeks) with companies like Dell, Chevron and American Airlines. McCombs offers MBA programs in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. The main campus in Austin offers full-time, evening and weekend programs.
Location: Austin, Texas
Annual Enrollment: 260
Median GMAT: 710