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The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management's dynamic and nationally ranked master's programs answer the challenges facing today'S business leaders.

The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management has been investing in future business leaders and entrepreneurs since 1975. The Jindal School's dynamic master's programs answer the challenges facing today's business leaders. The curriculum for each of these degrees is built around a strong core of classes with detailed study addressing specific industry issues.

These master's programs-accounting, business administration, business analytics, energy management, finance, healthcare management, information technology and management, innovation and entrepreneurship, international management studies, management and administrative sciences, marketing, supply chain management and systems engineering and management-also prepare students to take national certification exams, including CPA, CFA, CFP, Certified Internal Auditor and others.

Overview

From The School

Prerequisites for all graduate admissions include a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; most also require calculus and spreadsheet proficiency. Undergraduate work in business-related courses is not required. Additional requirements include GMAT or GRE scores, a complete application, an essay of educational intent, and three recent letters of reference. A TOEFL score is required from those for whom English is not the native language. Applicants are evaluated on personal qualities and academic backgrounds, following admission formula guidelines of the International Association for Management Education. Personal interviews are not required. Admission deadlines vary by program and according to the applicant's citizenship status.

Applicants
514
Acceptance Rate
19%
Average Undergrad GPA
3.50
Years Work Experience
5
Average Age
29

Test Scores

GMAT (25th and 75th percentiles)
640 - 700
GPA
3.0 - 4.0

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

From the School

Degrees Offered

The Jindal School offers master's programs in accounting, business analytics, energy management, finance, healthcare management, information technology and management, innovation and entrepreneurship, international management studies, management and administrative sciences, marketing, supply chain management and systems engineering and management.

The Jindal School also offers five MBA program options, including high-demand joint degree, flexible and online formats.

Academic Programs

The Jindal School's Office of International Programs enriches students' educational experience by leading, facilitating and organizing programs that give direct exposure to business in global context. Students are presented with opportunities to enhance their global awareness by visiting various international countries, international businesses and government entities through work and study abroad opportunities.

Special Academic Programs

The Jindal School's healthcare management and innovation and entrepreneurship graduate programs provide students with the skills they need to compete in these growing and ever-changing fields.

Faculty

Jindal School faculty members are globally ranked for their research productivity. They are well-represented in professional associations and publications and speak at events worldwide. Faculty research covers a range of topics, from findings of corruption in Asia to developing models for predicting the timing and frequency of future patient re-admissions related to congestive heart failure.

Program Types

Full-Time
Yes

Part-Time
Yes

Evening
Yes

Executive
Yes

Online
Yes

Faculty Information

Student/Faculty
25:1
Total Faculty
188

90
Full-time
25
Female
10
Part-time
6
Minority


Students Say

UT Dallas's Naveen Jindal School of Management is a program on the rise. This "growing" program's "rankings are […] skyrocketing and school is drawing more attention." Perhaps this is because it is "the only affordable school in Dallas," a city with "great economic opportunity." Students rave about UT Dallas's "great return on investment." The "fast track format" means "the length of the program is only sixteen months" and the school has a "high degree of flexibility." "Credits over fifteen are free " however restrictions on credits vary by program one student explains. "So, I can earn a discount on both time and money by working at my own pace." The school has a "hybrid on campus and online program" that is popular. "I wanted in-person classes, but the flexibility to attend some online classes as well," one student explains. The location in Dallas means "proximity to companies that hire MBAs." UT Dallas's "high educational standards" give it "a good reputation in the market and with area businesses."

"There are a few bad professors, but the majority" of them are "very committed and capable" and "some of the professors are absolute gems." "Most of the professors are experienced experts in their subjects, not just ivory tower academics." That said, most professors do have degrees from "top tier institutions" such as "The University of Chicago, UT Austin, Duke, and Harvard." Professors here apply the material "to real life situations." "I have NEVER had trouble contacting a professor by email when I have a question and they always respond within about 8 hours," one student says. "The program director and the administrative staff do an excellent job" and the staff is "smart, useful, and helpful." Some students do say that the "administration can be a little unorganized, particularly the career center." Overall, "the Jindal business school really does run like a well-oiled machine!"



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

The Jindal School's Career Management Center offers a variety of career coaching services, including: resume and cover letter templates and critiques, assistance with interview preparation, networking tips and opportunities and on-campus events.

Average Starting Salary
$86,644
Accepted employment by 3 months after graduation
28%

Finding Jobs & Internships

Source Of Full-Time Job Acceptances
62%
Graduate Facilitated
26%
Unknown
13%
School Facilitiated

Source Of Internship Acceptances
58%
Graduate Facilitiated
42%
School Facilitiated

Graduates Employed by Area of Practice

26%
Operations/Logistics
18%
Information Technology
16%
Marketing
16%
Consulting
16%
Finance/Accounting
5%
General Management
3%
Human Resources

Graduates Employed by Region

68%
Southwest
26%
West
3%
Midwest
260%
Possessions and Territories

Students Say

"The school is great for Dallas Area networking" and "well regarded by management professionals in the area." Some students think the Dallas focus can come at the expense of other areas. "The only companies that the career management center works with are local," one student explains. "This is a huge challenge for students who are not local." While one student says "career services is awful" another notes that "it did increase my earnings by 54 percent upon completion." "More companies are coming to the School of Management than before," and some companies that have hired recent grads include "AT&T, JP Morgan, Verizon, Ericsson, Southwest Airlines, [and] Dr. Pepper Snapple." The school says its placement rate is around 90 percent and that the average starting salary for graduates is around $81,000.

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
Operations / Logistics 26% $82,000 $82,384 $60,000 $95,000
Information Technology 18% $77,458 $82,287 $70,000 $108,000
Consulting 16% $85,000 $83,267 $67,600 $95,000
Finance / Accounting 16% $91,500 $93,000 $75,000 $115,000
Marketing / Sales 16% $90,000 $88,167 $65,000 $118,000
General Management 5%
Human Resources 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 37% $92,000 $90,924 $70,000 $118,000
Consulting 18% $80,000 $82,800 $67,600 $95,000
Financial Services 11% $76,229 $84,365 $70,000 $115,000
Manufacturing 8% $70,000 $68,333 $60,000 $75,000
Consumer Products 5%
Petroleum / Energy 5%
Government 3%
Real Estate 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)
$15,944
Tuition (Out-State)
$30,854
Fees (In-State)
$2,120
Fees (Out-State)
$2,120

Tuition Part-Time (per credit hour)

Tuition (In-State)
$734
Tuition (Out-State)
$1,349
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
863
Part Time
88%

In State
92.0%
Out of State
8.0%
Foreign Countries Represented
16

Demographics

4.00%
Minorities
42.00%
International

31% female
69% male

Campus Life

From The School

Most graduate students have at least five years of work experience. Women make up about 40 percent of master's students, and minorities represent almost 30 percent of the student population. About 30 percent of the students are international. Students range in age from 20 to more than 70; the average age is 30.

Students Say

The "awesome blossom" student body is "intelligent, global," "friendly," and, "diverse." Many students are "from India and Asia" and school is very "racially diverse." "They offer a unique view of business because of the many different backgrounds that are present at UT Dallas," one student explains. UT Dallas students are "hard working," "intelligent, and experienced." "I look forward to discussions because of their insight and ability to express thoughts carefully," one student says. Students interested in Greek life will be relieved to hear it is "improving" on campus, and there are thirty student organizations that business students can join. The experience of student life varies since students are divided between full-time, hybrid, evening, and online. "There was a strong sense of camaraderie amongst the Full-time class," but the evening program "attracts commuter students who want to get in, learn, and get out." Commuter students tend to not "make the effort to get involved with clubs and activities around the campus." Still, "even the busiest students with careers, families, night jobs, etc. give their best effort here. They participate as much as they can and have great work ethic, especially in teams."

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


Campus and Location

The University of Texas at Dallas is home to eight schools and more than 23,000 students, about 7,500 of which are enrolled in the Jindal School. The campus is located in Richardson, Texas, a close suburb to the vibrant and diverse city of Dallas.

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Facilities

The Jindal School occupies a 204,000-square-foot building that opened in 2003 and a 108,000-square-foot addition that was completed in 2014. The school also hosts a state-of-the-art Finance Trading Lab and 12 Centers of Excellence where faculty and students join to tackle real-world issues faced by local businesses.

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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