From the School

Today's business leaders come to The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management's to refine their skills with a specialty master's degree or MBA in order to advance their careers.

Jindal School alums go on to lead venture capital firms, run high-tech startups, serve as partners in national accounting and finance organizations and implement innovation in energy, construction, transportation and law. The school's contemporary curriculum embraces the fundamentals in all its degree coursework. At the same time, students have an opportunity to explore the impact of IoT, artificial intelligence, big data analysis, global relations and sustainability within today's businesses.

Many of the 13 master's degrees may be completed online while most have some online class options. All five MBA options are nationally ranked. Master's students have access to free career counseling and business development classes and opportunities to network with professionals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Many of the degrees offer paths to additional certifications in an array of fields, including sales, finance, audit, data mining and SAP.

Overview

From The School


Applicants
374
Acceptance Rate
24%
Average Undergrad GPA
3.50
Years Work Experience
5
Average Age
28

Test Scores

GMAT (25th and 75th percentiles)
670 - 700
GPA
3.2 - 3.8

Deadlines

Early Application Deadline
October 15

Regular Application Deadline
May 1

Rolling Admission Deadline
July 1

Round 1
October 15

Round 2
January 15

Round 3
March 1

Round 4
May 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

GMAT Score
Undergraduate GPA
Non-Academic

Interviews
Work Experience

School Type And Accreditation

School Type
Public

AACSB-approved
Yes

Selectivity Rating

Overall


Program Types

Full-Time
Yes

Part-Time
Yes

Evening
Yes

Executive
Yes

Online
Yes

Faculty Information

Student/Faculty
25:1
Total Faculty
185

90
Full-time
25
Female
10
Part-time
5
Underrepresented Minorities


Students Say

The Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas offers five flexible options (Full-Time Cohort, Professional Evening Cohort, Professional Flex, Professional Online and Executive MBA) for MBAs to achieve their degree, as well as fifteen concentrations and the option of adding a double MS degree (thirteen additional options, five of which are STEM-designated). The school’s reasonable tuition is offset by “excellent value, great financial aid, [and a] strong local network,” as well as outstanding programs in finance and business analytics and a reputation as a top research institution. The program is “at a very high level,” has enviably small class sizes, and “will not break the bank.”

Professors are “very instructive with course materials [and] with real world applications of current events,” and are “very good at explaining the material and providing examples or in class demos on how concepts work.” UT Dallas “always prioritizes research and teaching equally,” which is why many professors only teach during one semester, allowing them to be fully available for the students, and meaning there is “compelling research work” to be done at all turns. Group projects are filled with “consistently reliable and insightful contributors,” and students here are “always eager to hear viewpoints which are different than their own,” which means “the conversations are always conducive for growth.” The administration constantly engages with the students to learn about their experiences at the school, and “it’s not uncommon on any given day to see the dean and associate deans conversing with students and gathering their feedback.”


Concentrations

Accounting
Entrepreneurship
Healthcare Administration
Finance
Information Systems/Information Technology
International Business
Leadership/Management
Marketing
MD/MBA - Dual Degree
MS/MBA - Dual Degree
Organizational Behavior
Real Estate
Supply Chain Management

Specialized Masters

Accounting
Business Administration
Data Analytics
Economics
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Healthcare Administration
Information Systems/Information Technology
International Business
Marketing
Supply Chain Management

Certificate Programs

Accounting
Analytics and Information Management
Data Analytics
Entrepreneurship
Healthcare Administration
Information Systems/Information Technology
Supply Chain Management

Center for Research

Accounting
Entrepeneurship
Finance
Information Systems/Information Technology
International Business
Leadership/Management
Marketing
Supply Chain Management


Sustainability

Courses in Sustainability
Yes

Sustainability course is
Optional

Description

Research Opportunities in Sustainability
Yes

Description

School's environmental commitment 1:
Student Organization - SOCIAL IMPACT focused on GOING GREEN.

School's environmental commitment 2:
Student Organization - ENACTUS - Students focus on financial sustainability.

School's environmental commitment 3:
-One of UT Dallas? newest facilities, the Student Services Building, has been awarded LEED Platinum status by the United States Green Building Council. It features a lighting system that adjusts itself to the amount of sun entering the space and a hot water system heated by solar panels, it is the first academic structure — and the 11th statewide — to achieve the designation. It also is the first LEED Platinum facility in the UT System. -Planted 6,000 trees on campus as part of an environmental and sustainability initiative.

Career Overview

From The School


Average Starting Salary
$87,522
Accepted employment by 3 months after graduation
48%

Finding Jobs & Internships

Source Of Full-Time Job Acceptances
57%
Graduate Facilitated
39%
School Facilitiated
4%
Unknown

Source Of Internship Acceptances
54%
School Facilitiated
46%
Graduate Facilitiated

Graduates Employed by Area of Practice

26%
Consulting
13%
Marketing
13%
Operations/Logistics
13%
Finance/Accounting
13%
Information Technology
13%
Other
9%
General Management

Graduates Employed by Region

70%
Southwest
13%
South
13%
West
4%
Northeast

Students Say

The school’s ability “to prepare students with hard skills like math and computer systems” is well-known among employers, and everyone here is “very supportive and proactive to help students’ career and academic goals.” Most graduate-level classes have sections during the day and night, which adds great flexibility for Full-Time MBAs, and offer “the chance to network with successful professionals looking to advance their careers.”

The staff is “kind, relatable, intelligent, and organized”; all MBA students receive assistance from Career Management, but Full-Time MBAs also have a dedicated program career coach. “It’s like we have a team of executive assistants whose sole purpose is to help us succeed,” says one student. The school boasts a 90 percent placement rate for Full-Time MBA students, with the “booming economy of Texas” making for a great job market for students to be released into. Recent employers include Amazon, Chick-fil-A, Deloitte, Intel Security, Proctor & Gamble, SpaceX, TI and Toyota.


Job Function

Job Function % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Consulting 26% $75,000 $78,333 $65,000 $100,000
Finance / Accounting 13% $78,000 $80,667 $60,000 $104,000
Marketing / Sales 13% $75,000 $81,667 $70,000 $100,000
Information Technology 13% $84,000 $96,667 $82,000 $124,000
Operations / Logistics 13% $100,000 $105,000 $95,000 $120,000
Other 13% $77,000 $82,000 $75,000 $94,000
General Management 9%

Industries

Industries % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Healthcare 22% $75,000 $88,000 $70,000 $124,000
Technology 13% $78,000 $79,000 $77,000 $82,000
Consulting 9%
Consumer Products 9%
Financial Services 9%
Government 4%
Manufacturing 4%
Petroleum / Energy 4%
Real Estate 4%
Other 4%

Prominent Alumni

Dr. Dipak Jain
Former Dean/Kellogg School of Management

Michael S. Gilliland
President, CEO/Sabre

Charles Davidson
President, CEO/Noble Oil

Linnet Deily
Former Ambassador/WTO

David Holmberg
President, CEO/Jo-Ann Stores Inc.

Dates

Application Deadlines
May 1

Financial Aid Statistics


Tuition Full-Time (per year)

Tuition (In-State)
$13,801
Tuition (Out-State)
$28,970
Fees (In-State)
$2,120
Fees (Out-State)
$2,120

Tuition Part-Time (per credit hour)

Fees (In-State)
$80
Fees (Out-State)
$80

Expenses per Academic Year

Estimated Room And Board On-Campus
$7,500
Estimated Room And Board Off-Campus
$7,500
Academic Expenses
$2,000

Student Body Profile

Total Enrollment
53
Part Time
0%

In State
87.0%
Out of State
13.0%
Foreign Countries Represented
3

Demographics

2.00%
Underrepresented Minorities
28.00%
International

28% female
72% male

Campus Life

From The School

Students Say

This “very diverse” group has a large commuter presence, especially among working professionals, but for those who choose to live at the school, “campus housing is new, clean, and accessible.” Transportation options around campus are plentiful, “traffic around campus is minimal, regardless of rush hour,” and “parking availability is great.” The city in which UT Dallas is located (Richardson) is home to a large Vietnamese-American community, and is adjacent to large Chinese-American, Indian-American, and Korean-American communities, so “some of the best ethnic foods in the area are nearby.”

Students say that life at UT Dallas is “what you make of it”: there are many opportunities available, ranging from intramurals to student organizations to “coffee chats, free Scantron handouts, musical and cultural events, and various philanthropic fundraisers,” but “the onus is definitely on students to find out what is happening and follow through.” That being said, groups “are all welcoming and eager to get students involved” and though there is a lot of “hard work and long days due to heavy course loads,” everyone “is supportive of each other and we hang out after to unwind when the work is done.”


More Information

% of Classrooms with Internet Access
100%

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Internet Access for All Students
Yes

Admissions Office Contact

From The School



Contact
Lisa Shatz
Assistant Dean - MBA Programs

Address
UT Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
800 West Campbell Road, SM 21
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
United States

Phone
972-883-5055

Fax

Email
lisa.shatz@utdallas.edu


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