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University of Texas, McCombs School of Business

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Please do not contact this university directly.
For all enquiries please contact the Exchange Office at exchange@otago.ac.nz.
Last updated October, 2016

Academic Information

Course InformationUniversity of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business Austin City Skyline

  • Undergraduate level exchange only.
  • Course Offerings
  • The Texas BBA
  • Students applying to McCombs must take at least 2 business courses & may choose offerings from other colleges.

Semester Dates

  • Academic Year: August - May 
  • Fall Term: August - December
  • Winter Term: January - May
  • Academic Calendars 

Course Load and Minimum Unit Requirements

  • Four courses are recommended; two must be business courses.
  • Students must enrol in at least 12 credit hours, which generally consist of four courses.

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Accommodation & the Cost of Living

Accommodation

Students may choose to live in a private residence hall, a co-op, or apartment. Students may also sublease from a UT student going abroad that semester.

Housing & Transportation 

Estimated Cost of LivingTexas 5.

Estimated cost of living in 2016-2017: USD 8,750 per semester (includes accommodation, meals, insurance, personal expenses, books/supplies)

Additional Information

Student Visa & Insurance

Information on Student Visas & Insurance for students going on exchange can be found elsewhere on this website.

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Exchange Experiences

Other student evaluation reports are available in the Student Resource room (room B07, Archway West building – see map)

You may also want to read the UT Exchange Experiences.

The University, City & Region

The University

University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business  Austin Longhorn CowboyThe highest ranked business school in Texas and the Southwest, and a top-ranked research institution the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is dedicated to educating the business leaders of tomorrow while creating knowledge for industry and society. Rankings tell only part of the story of what makes McCombs so great, but it’s a good beginning. We’re one of the few schools in the country to receive top marks in nearly all the business specialty areas ranked annually by U.S. News & World Report—at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Learn more about McCombs School of Business 

The City of Austin and RegionTexas 1.

Austin, the capital of the state of Texas, is a beautiful city with hills, valleys and lakes running through the city. It is a popular vacation spot with 2 lakes within the city limits and 5 more lakes to the northwest of Austin. These lakes make up the Highland Lakes chain and are very popular for water activities such as boating, swimming, water skiing, etc. The mild winter climate attracts many visitors from the northern states in the winter.

The City of Austin

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Further Information

For further information about Otago Global Student Exchange please email exchange@otago.ac.nz