U.S. News and World Report came out this week with its annual Best Business School rankings, and the Department of Accounting at Texas McCombs topped the list at No. 1 for the 13th straight year!

We are very fortunate to have such an phenomenal group of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who continue to make the Department of Accounting the best in the world.  Read the summary of the rankings below, including the Texas McCombs MBA program coming in at No. 19, or on Texas McCombs News.


The Texas McCombs MBA hit No. 19 for the full-time MBA and No. 8 for working professionals. Three of the school’s business specialties were among the ranking’s top 10.

Landing at No. 19, the Texas McCombs Full-Time MBA Program maintained its venerable top-20 position in the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report ’s survey of the nation’s best graduate schools of business.

The Texas McCombs MBA has counted itself among the top 20 programs in 27 of the past 28 years. Among public schools, McCombs and the University of North Carolina tied for fifth place, behind the University of California, Berkeley (6, tied), University of Michigan (10), University of Virginia (12, tied), and UCLA (16).

Specialty Rankings

The U.S. News ranking also considers strengths in subject areas. Three McCombs business specialties landed in the top 10:

• Accounting: No. 1 (13th year in a row and 27th year in a row among the top five)
• Information Systems: No. 4 (27th year straight in the top five)
• Entrepreneurship: No. 10 (23rd consecutive year in the top 10)

Working Professional MBA Takes 8th

In the best part-time MBA rankings, McCombs placed at No. 8. The working professional MBA programs at McCombs, which include the Texas Evening MBA, the Texas MBA at Houston, and the Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth, have held top 10 status for the past 10 years.