John here from the PRO team. Thanks for the article. We'd like to select as PRO and have several feedback items. I want to know things like G.P.A,, or what things are important, and if you,or somebody you know got in can you tell me their stats.
This post is probably out of topic for WSO, but it is about business.
McCombs School of Business Acceptance Rate and Other Stats
While no official acceptance rate for the undergraduate business school exists, statistics released from 2012 implies a ~20% acceptance rate.
While limited data exists, user @arguewithatree shared their experience:
And top 8% won't cut it for mccombs. It's top 7.5% for UT (liberal arts) and about top 1-2% for auto into mccombs. If you're top 3% you might still be safe but you won't be an auto admit.
Lol your chances are not only 2%. If you're not top 5% then it will be very tough. Your test scores matter too. I know tons of soph transfers, it is a lot easier that way.
Furthermore, your chances into mccombs will not be easier from Texas but your chances into UT are 100% if you are in state and top 7%
McCombs Business Honors Program - BHP
The honors program at UTA in the business school is prestigious and competitive and can offer a good track to Wall Street. You can see statistics about acceptance to the program below.
I go to UT and I'm a sophomore in the BHP. Recruiting is great here.....if you are in BHP. From what I heard from some of my junior friends is that about 90% of all BHP/Finance juniors got into a BB or a top boutique (both New York and Houston). And this includes both S&T and IBD. We also have pretty much every big bank recruiting here including Evercore, Greenhill, and Blackstone. I actually think Bear was the only bank that didn't show up this past winter (for obvious reasons I guess).
For BHP the classes are small, the student body is great (mostly), the girls are incredible (especially during warm months), and the teachers are truly some of the most intelligent individuals I've met.
If you don't get into BHP as a freshman, definitely aim for a 4.0 during your first year and get in as a sophomore, because from what I've experienced so far, it's absolutely worth it. In fact, for most of the interview lists that I've seen, 75-80% of the ten spots are BHP students.
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