Texas MBA Hits No. 17 in 2018 U.S. News Rankings
Landing at No. 17, the McCombs School of Business Texas MBA Full-Time Program confirmed its venerable top-20 position in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report's survey of the nation's best graduate schools of business.
The Texas MBA has counted itself among the top 20 programs in 25 of the past 26 years. For the third year in a row, Texas took fifth place among public schools, behind the University of California, Berkeley (7), University of Michigan (11), University of Virginia (14), and UCLA (15).
The U.S. News ranking also considers strengths in subject areas. Three McCombs business specialties landed in the top 10:
• Accounting: No. 1 (11th year in a row and 25th year in a row among the top five)
• Information Systems: No. 3 (25th year straight in the top five)
• Entrepreneurship: No. 9 (21st consecutive year in the top 10)
Few schools in the nation achieve the breadth of performance in the business specialty rankings as McCombs. Several other programs also earned top honors:
• Management: No. 12
• Marketing: No. 13
• Production / Operations: No. 13
• Finance: No. 14
• Supply Chain / Logistics: No. 15
Working Professional MBA Takes 10th
In the best part-time MBA rankings, McCombs placed at No. 10. 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 eight years.
Executive MBA No. 19
Marking its 15th year in the top 20, the Texas Executive MBA hit rank 19. U.S. News includes executive programs in its specialty rankings, which are determined by peer assessment.