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  • Program Cost
    $93,000
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Enrollment
    48
Contact Information
220 Business Building
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States
Website

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    78%
  • Selectivity
    95%

Events Calendar

  • Aug 1
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    National Diversity MBA Summit

    Atlanta, GA

    The National Diversity MBA Summit is about delivering resources to prospective MBA applicants from underrepresented backgrounds - black, Hispanic, Native American, female, and LGBTQ. It is an outstanding opportunity for leading schools to engage with diverse, talented MBA candidates who they might otherwise not meet, and a setting that allows students unparalleled access to important admissions information.

  • Sep 15
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    QS World MBA Tour

    Chicago, IL

    We look forward to meeting you at the QS MBA Tour in Chicago!

  • Sep 22
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    QS World MBA Tour

    Philadelphia, PA

    We look forward to meeting you at the QS MBA Tour in Philadelphia!

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About The Pennsylvania State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 180
  • Middle 80% 96 to 336
Admissions Selectivity
95% Smeal College of Business 77% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 38
95% 95
78% 78.0
Re-Applicants
7% 7
0%
Wait-listed
100% 0
Pre-MBA Careers
General Management
33% 33
Operations
25% 25
Marketing / Sales
18% 18
Human Resources
6% 6
Finance / Accounting
6% 6
Management
6% 6
Consulting
6% 6
Manufacturing
27% 27
Pharma / Health Care
13% 13
Financial Services
12% 12
Consumer Products
8% 8
Consulting
6% 6
Media / Entertainment
6% 6
Non-Profit
6% 6
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
Government
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
Technology
0% 0
Other
0% 0
$156,000 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Bank of America
  • Merck
  • Hershey
  • Univ of Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Johnson and Johnson

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$93,000
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$93,000
Total Program Cost
Basic scholarships awarded
Loans
Loan guarantee policy No
0 Full Tuition Scholarships Awarded
60% Percent that received aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
96% 96
25% 25
Students in Core Classes
29 Smeal College of Business 36 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
55% 55
Team project
15% 15
Lectures
15% 15
More Information
Joint Degree Programs
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • 0
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Student must present final company-specific project results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
  • Out of country or special trip/project Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Enhanced technology in MBA team meeting rooms, complete technology upgrades in multiple business school conference rooms, additional servers and network improvements for critical systems backup, Trading Room enhancements including financial displays and podium technology, digital signage enhancements with way finding throughout Business Building, audio systems and lecture capture technology in MBA classrooms, multimedia studio expansion for photography, video, and podcasting services.

Students: Who are my classmates?

37 Average age of student 0% International Students
38% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
71% 71
African American
14% 14
Asian American
11% 11
Student Citizenship
North America
88% 88
Europe Free Trade Zone
3% 3
Africa
3% 3
More Information
Campus
  • Campus distance from airport 15 miles
  • Pre-program Orientation
  • Types of housing Four star domestically / Five star internationally
  • Temporary housing available

Alumni: How strong is my network?

5,336 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
4% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.