Master of Science in Business Analytics (STEM) atUT Austin McCombs School of Business


10 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • McCombs' Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) is a 10-month program that will show you how to harness vast amounts of data and use it to inform business decision-making
  • To prepare students for the challenges of a career in business analytics, the MSBA focuses on a variety of different disciplines including: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Optimization, Consumer Behavior, Decision Theory, Operations Research, Risk Management,
  • Students in the Business Analytics program can expect: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) eligible program hosted at one of the top-ranked data analytics Master's degree programs
  • Incredible networking opportunities and industry connections
  • A career development team with an outstanding record for helping students prepare for careers in data analytics
  • Graduates from the Master of Science in Business Analytics will be prepared to leverage statistical analysis, data mining, natural language processing, optimization, and machine learning to address business management issues in finance, marketing, and supply chain management
  • Graduates can also extract business insights from structured and unstructured data and turn them into practical recommendations to improve business results
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  • University Rankings
    • #37

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #72

      - QS 2023

    • #50

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #43

      - US News & World Report 2023

    • #38

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 42,50,850
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,84,764
InsuranceINR 2,68,137
TransportationINR 1,34,860
Books & SuppliesINR 86,184
TotalINR 9,73,945

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 83.35


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 4ᵗʰ September 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with exposure to quantitative coursework related to at least 1 semester of Calculus and 1 semester of Statistics .
  • Prerequisites:- Computer programming ; C,C++, Python, or Java (with focus on object-oriented programming and data structures)and Linear Algebra .
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required


Marks - 79/120


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Not below than 60th percentile (verbal or quantitative)


Marks - 6.5/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Not below than 60th percentile (verbal or quantitative)

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Two required letters of recommendation, 1 should come from faculty
  • Personal essays: The applicants need to submit the answers for the following:
    • Why is the Texas MS Business Analytics the next logical step for you? How do you hope to develop, both personally and professionally, during this one-year program? (Required - 250 words maximum)
    • Imagine that you are in a job interview. The interviewer asks you to describe a time that you have had to solve a problem, and what the results were. How would you answer? (Required - 250 words maximum)
  • Video essay: Imagine that you are at a job interview after completing the MS Business Analytics
    • Give a one- two-minute argument for why you are the best person to hire. Begin with a description of the job that you are applying for and then use your undergraduate training, your MS Business Analytics experience, and any relevant work experience you have to justify your hiring
  • Applicants need to submit the resume

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Official transcripts uploaded in PDF format
    • If the transcripts are in a foreign language, they must be translated into English
  • GRE or GMAT scores
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Step 4: Application fees for this course

USD 90 = INR 7.48 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card, Debit card
  • The payment plan is available, Students can pay their tuition fee in three installments

Step 5: Application deadline

Summer (May 2022): Jan 10, 2022

Important Dates

Aug , 2023

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.
Average Class profile for this course
Bachelors GPA / Percentage3.72
GMAT Score Average700
Student Age25
Percentage of International Students54

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