Top 5 Business Management Degree Programs in Public Universities – Texas

Each of the below named colleges were ranked based on their superior business management degree programs. Acceptance into these schools are not guaranteed and all require specific guidelines and factors. Please visit our Rankings Methodology page for more information into how we rank the schools.

#1.  University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin’s tuition is not only among the lowest in all 50 state for Texas residents but the college is also situated on a huge 350 acre campus with many on-campus restaurants, activities and sporting events and is located just blocks from downtown Austin. It has a tremendous business degree program, including the McCombs School of Business, which is the college’s Business Honors Program that boasts an award winning faculty and has a near 100 percent job placement rate upon graduation. The University of Texas at Austin invites you to visit their school, sit in on classes, speak with other students, and get a feel for the college experience.

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University of Texas at Austin statistics:

Housing Options: Shared space with community bath = $8,973 Long session (9 month contract, including room, meals, tax and other benefits for the on-campus housing student)

Campus Life: More than 13 on-campus restaurants, 1000+ campus organizations, heated outdoor pool, cheering the Horns on at the stadium, whether it be football, basketball or baseball, join one of the 500+ intramural teams, and workout at one of their gyms…and many off campus venues you can reach by walking or biking…

 #2. Texas A & M University 

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“Howdy!”…That’s the official greeting of Texas A & M and has a reputation as one of the friendliest colleges in the world! Texas A & M University is centrally located in College Station, Texas, just a short drive from Houston, Austin and Dallas. The university ranks second in the nation among public universities in the “great schools, great prices” category and 23rd overall among public universities by the 2012 U.S. News and World Report. The employment rate from the highly acclaimed Mays Business School is 73.5% upon graduation. Mays also was one of the first five in the U.S. to offer a trading center for students to receive hands-on training.

Texas A & M University Statistics:

Student Life: Choosing a place to chow down on this campus is easy as you have over 19 restaurants to choose from, among them Starbucks and the Time Out Sports Deli.  Cheer on the Aggies wearing your maroon and white at Kyle field or play a round of golf on the on-campus golf course. Also, Texas A & M boasts one of the largest student unions in the country!…

Student Demographics: Among full time students in Mays Business School, 76.5% male to 23.5% female with 132 students enrolled in the program….

#3. University of Texas at Dallas

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Founded in 1969, The University of Texas at Dallas is located in Richardson, TX, just 18 miles north of Dallas.  Their undergraduate business programs ranked 81st overall and 39th among public university business schools in the U.S., according to BusinessWeek’s 2010 rankings. The Naveen Jindal School of Management, named after alumnus, Naveen Jindal, is the school’s master’s program…

University of Texas at Dallas Statistics:

Housing: The University of Commons is available to all students and includes many amenities such as outdoor grills, meeting rooms, picnic areas and basketball courts. They include three bedroom, furnished suites and is $651.00 per month per student…

Campus Life: The Student Union building is open 7 days a week and houses several eating hangouts, including The Pub and the Comet Cafe food court. UTD is home to 16 national Greek-letter fraternities and sororities. Comet Camp and Success Camp are two programs for introducing students to each other and to their professors. You may also participate in 20 different club sports and shoot pool or lounge in the student union…

Student Demographics: 19,727 students enrolled with 12,029 being undergraduates, 44% female, 56% male

#4. Texas Tech University – Jerry S Rawls College of Business Administration

Texas Tech University, located in Lubbock, Texas, has the seventh largest student body in the state. The 200,000 sq. ft. Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, is the university’s business school. The school offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business disciplines taught by an award winning faculty.

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Texas Tech University Statistics:

Housing: Students are required to live on campus until they have completed 30 hours of coursework.

Campus Life: TTU’s Student Union houses many restaurants including ChickFilA, Sbarro and Steak Escape. They have over 50 Greek fraternities and sororities. A sea of red is what you will find at your first Red Raider’s game and enjoy Raidergate as you tailgate before the games! There are over 450 registered clubs and organizations to participate in as well…

Crime: Texas Tech University offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc) ….having said that, the crime rate in Lubbock is one of the highest in the state…

Student Demographics: Current enrollment in Rawls is 37 students…35.1% female and 64.9% male…. Full time graduates employed at graduation 38.9%…

#5.  University of Texas at Arlington

Located in Arlington, Texas, the University of Texas, is the largest business school in the state of Texas, based on number of students attending. Situated on 420 acres with over 100 buildings, the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Business is among the largest business schools in the region and the nation, enrolling more than 5,600 students each year and offering one of the widest selections of undergraduate and graduate degree programs at an exceptional value.

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University of Texas at Arlington Statistics:

Housing: The campus contains six residence halls, which have a combined capacity of 5,300 students. The university also has 18 on-campus apartment complexes. On campus housing ranges from $2600 to $5400 depending on your living preferences.

Student Life: In less than 20 minutes, you can have access to multiple dining locations and coffee houses, gyms, including a climbing wall, libraries, classrooms and athletic events.  They have over 200 organizations to choose from and be a part of. The Bed Races, Oozeball, and Homecoming are some of the many traditions to enjoy at the University of Texas at Arlington!

Crime: According to the campus’ security website, there were few incidents of crime, including burglary and assaults on campus in the noted 2012 year.

Student Demographics: 25761 undergraduates enrolled and of those 43.7% are female 56.3% are male…

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