Overview

Applicants
254
Acceptance Rate
41%
Average Undergrad GPA
3.40
Years Work Experience
4.8
Average Age
28

Test Scores

GMAT (25th and 75th percentiles)
660 - 700
GPA
3.2 - 3.7

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

Program Types

Full-Time
Yes

Part-Time
Yes

Evening
Yes

Executive
Yes

Online
Yes

Faculty Information

Student/Faculty
22:1
Total Faculty
197

90
Full-time
27
Female
10
Part-time
8
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
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
International Business
Leadership/Management
Marketing
Real Estate
Strategy & Leadership
Supply Chain Management

Center for Research

Accounting
Entrepeneurship
Finance
Information Systems/Information Technology
International Business
Leadership/Management
Marketing
Real Estate
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 - ENACTUS - Students focus on financial sustainability.

School's environmental commitment 2:
-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

Average Starting Salary
$102,214
Accepted employment by 3 months after graduation
25%

Finding Jobs & Internships

Source Of Full-Time Job Acceptances
64%
School Facilitiated
36%
Graduate Facilitated

Source Of Internship Acceptances
67%
School Facilitiated
33%
Graduate Facilitiated

Graduates Employed by Area of Practice

24%
Marketing
18%
Operations/Logistics
18%
Information Technology
15%
Finance/Accounting
12%
Consulting
9%
Other
3%
General Management

Graduates Employed by Region

76%
Southwest
12%
West
6%
Mid-Atlantic
3%
Northeast
3%
South

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
Marketing / Sales 24% $100,000 $101,754 $86,275 $125,000
Information Technology 18% $96,500 $105,250 $95,000 $133,000
Operations / Logistics 18% $113,000 $110,250 $85,000 $130,000
Finance / Accounting 15% $92,500 $95,000 $75,000 $120,000
Consulting 12% $107,000 $105,000 $85,000 $120,000
Other 9% $90,500 $100,167 $80,000 $130,000
General Management 3%

Industries

Industries % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Technology 27% $90,500 $99,071 $85,000 $130,000
Consulting 15% $105,000 $103,000 $85,000 $120,000
Financial Services 15% $95,000 $96,667 $75,000 $120,000
Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Healthcare 12%
Manufacturing 9% $113,000 $107,333 $96,000 $113,000
Consumer Products 3%
Non-profit 3%

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)
$13,957
Tuition (Out-State)
$29,612
Fees (In-State)
$2,650
Fees (Out-State)
$2,650

Tuition Part-Time (per credit hour)

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

Expenses per Academic Year

Estimated Room And Board On-Campus
$11,000
Estimated Room And Board Off-Campus
$11,000
Academic Expenses
$2,000

Student Body Profile

Total Full-Time Enrollment
50
Part Time
0%

In State
88.0%
Out of State
12.0%
Foreign Countries Represented
9

Demographics

12.00%
Underrepresented Minorities
36.00%
International

48% female
52% male

Campus Life

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

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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