Master in Professional Accounting atThe University of Texas at Austin Department of Accounting


12 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The traditional Master in Professional Accounting (MPA) program is open to students with a bachelor's degree in any discipline from any academic institution across the nation and world
  • In as little as one year, students can earn an MPA degree from the top accounting program in the country
  • The Texas McCombs MPA offers challenging, case-based graduate-level classes that will draw on students' creativity and prepare them for the future
  • Track options include Financial Reporting and Assurance, Managerial Accounting and Control, Taxation, and Generalist


  • University Rankings
    • #41

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #67

      - QS 2022

    • #47

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #43

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #38

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 37,55,298
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,96,663
InsuranceINR 2,45,017
TransportationINR 1,25,947
Application FeesINR 10,358
TotalINR 8,77,985

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.86


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 31ˢᵗ August 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have a four year's bachelor's degree with 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale
  • Prerequisites:
    • Principles of Macroeconomics
    • Principles of Microeconomics
    • Introduction to Statistics
    • Introduction to Financial Accounting
    • Introduction to Managerial Accounting


Marks - 105/120

Minimum of 24 on each individual section (reading, listening, speaking, writing)


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 7.5/9

In overall and individual sections


No specific cutoff mentioned

Other eligibility criteria

Documents Required:

  • Students need to complete both required essays
    • Essay 1 (Required) (250-500 words) “Explain what has led you to pursue to Master in Professional Accounting degree at the McCombs School of Business and how obtaining the MPA degree will assist you in achieving your short- and long-term goals.”
    • Essay 2 (Required) Choose one option from the following: 1) Write an essay on one of the following topics (250 words): “Share how you believe your background, experiences, perspectives and/or talents will help you contribute to the MPA community.” “Describe the most significant challenge you have faced. What steps did you take to overcome this challenge, and what did you learn from the experience?” OR 2) Share a video introduction (one minute in length): “Imagine that you are at the MPA orientation. Introduce yourself to your new classmates and faculty members. Highlight your background, talents, hobbies, interests, and/or other factors that make you unique.”
  • Optional Statement
    • Please provide any additional information the student believes is important to his/her application (e.g., details about any planned prerequisite coursework) or address any areas of concern that he/she believes will be beneficial to the MPA admissions committee when considering his/her application (e.g., explanation of academic performance or extenuating personal circumstances).”
  • Students will be asked to provide the names and email addresses of at least two references in the “Letters of Recommendation” section of the application
  • Submit a copy of an official transcript for each college or university attended
    • Transcripts from junior or community colleges should be submitted if students completed the pre-enrollment requirements or any accounting courses at these institutions
  • Professional resume
  • GRE OR GMAT scores
  • Proof of English language Proficiency


Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.
Average Class profile for this course
Bachelors GPA / Percentage3.75
GMAT Score Average641

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