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Pennsylvania State University: Smeal College of Business ×

Accreditation: AACSB

Location: University Park , United States of America

Current program rank (FT) 47

Tuition fees $ 87,600 (€ 74,210)

Length (months) 21

Program type Residential MBA

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Program description:

The Penn State Smeal MBA spans two academic years on the Penn State University Park campus. The program is internationally ranked and taught by top faculty. It also features personalized career development services to help you compete for internships and full-time roles with top organizations. The curriculum includes an international immersion experience and our signature leadership communications program. Designed and modified with input from corporate recruiters and alumni advisers, the Penn State Smeal MBA educational experience arms students with both functional expertise and broad business perspective.

  • Size of the class: 52
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Admission requirements:

  • GMAT
    (Average):
    639
  • Language Test: TOEFL 100 (minimum), IELTS 7 (minimum)
  • GPA: 3.40
  • Age
    (Avg):
    28
  • Experience
    (Avg):
    4.5
  • Other: * Bachelors degree; * 2 references; * 1 essay; * Interview; * GMAT or GRE;

Cost of study and scholarships:

  • Accomodation costs on campus, per year: $ 9,600
  • Accomodation costs off campus, per year: $ 13,000

Ranking:

  • Current rank: 47 (Financial Times), 28 (The Economist)
  • 3 year average rank: 56 (Financial Times)

Diversity:

  • Male/Female students: 62% / 38%
  • International students: 19%
  • Female faculty: 30%
  • International faculty: 15%
  • Women on board: 21%
  • International board: 3%
  • Financial Times: International mobility rank: 52
  • Financial Times: International course experience rank: 86

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

  • Alumni salary today: $ 131,018
  • Salary increase: 134%
  • Post-MBA salary: $ 109,707
  • Value for money rank: 4
  • Alumni recommend rank: 61
  • Career progress rank: 75
  • Career service rank: 36
  • Alumni aims achieved: 90%
  • Employed at three months: 90%
  • Pre-MBA industry:

Career progress:

  • Regional rank: 19
  • Open new career opportunities: 55
  • Diversity of recruiters: 77
  • Faculty quality: 4.00
  • Student quality: 70.00
  • Development experience: 46.00
  • Student rating of faculty: 4.58
  • Student rating of alumni effectiveness: 4.53
  • Student rating of culture and classmates: 4.14
  • Accommodation costs (on campus, per year): $ 9,600
  • Accommodation costs (off campus, per year): $ 13,000
  • Type of aid available: 0
  • Criteria on which aid is granted: 0

Faculty:

  • Student assessment of career service: 4.35
  • Ratio of faculty to students: 0.80
  • Full-time faculty with PhD: 97%
  • Annual intake: 60
  • Number of applicants per full-time place: 6

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