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Contact Information
The Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business
382 Business Building
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States

The Penn State Smeal College of Business offers undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, Ph.D., and executive education opportunities to more than 5,000 students at all levels. Smeal is accredited in business and accounting by AACSB and features academic departments of Accounting, Finance, Management and Organization, Marketing, Risk Management, and Supply Chain and Information Systems. The college is also home to major research centers in areas such as supply chain management and business-to-business marketing. Since its inception in 1953, more than 73,000 students have graduated from Smeal.

Quick Stats

Events Calendar

  • Sep 22
    8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    MBA Preview Day (Invitation Only)

    University Park, PA

    Select candidates will be invited to campus to observe a class, learn more about the Smeal experience, and meet one-on-one with a member of the admissions team. Attendees will also hear from student and career services staff, and explore the MBA curriculum. During these pre-scheduled group-visit dates, candidates will have the opportunity to interact with the entire MBA community including current students, faculty, and staff.

  • Sep 24
    10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Skype Chat with a Smeal Student


    Admissions questions? Connect with a current student or member of our admissions team via Skype during this live chat event.

  • Oct 1
    Early Decision Application Deadline


    All parts of the application to the Penn State Smeal MBA Program including recommendation letters and essays must be received by the applicable deadline to consider the application complete.


About The Pennsylvania State University

Tuition: Can I afford it?

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0 Open enrollment executive non degree programs run in other countries 15 Custom executive non-degree programs
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Academics: What will I learn?

  • Full-Time Non-Tenured
  • Full-Time Tenured
  • Part-Time
16% 16
34% 34
6% 6
Non-Degree Programs Offered
25 Open Enrollment Programs 46 Custom Programs

Top 3 Teaching Methods
44% 44
40% 40
Case study
15% 15
More Information
Course Title Type Of Course Course Length Estimated Price Comments
Aligning Strategy, Leadership, and Culture: Keys to Competitive Advantage Leadership and Strategy 5 $7,950
Developing Managerial Effectiveness General Management 5 $5,750
Finance for the Non-Financial Manager Financial Management 4 $5,750
Enterprise Transformation and Integration: Beyond IT/Business Alignment Technology and Strategic Management 4 $4,400
Business Acumen for Architects Leadership and Strategy 2 $3,500
Processes and Tools for Supply Chain Success Supply Chain Management 3 $3,750
Achieving Supply Chain Transformation Supply Chain Management 3 $3,750
Developing Strategic Supply Chain Leaders Supply Chain Management 3 $3,750
Winning at Product Innovation Marketing 2 $2,500
Marketing Execution Marketing 2 $2,500
Class Offerings
Course Title Type Of Course Country Partners Year Established
ExxonMobil: Shaping ExxonMobil Supply Chains Supply Chain Management China, Singapore, Belgium ExxonMobil 2003
Dell Global Supply Chain Summit Supply Chain Management Ireland, Malaysia, China Dell 2013
Boosting Supply Chain Planning and Execution Supply Chain Management China, Singapore, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) 2012

Students: Who are my classmates?

46 Companies that ran custom programs
28 Female Students 13 International Students
Ethnicity of Students
School Partners
  • Program Title Partner
  • Penn State Hershey Leadership Development Program Hershey Medical Center
  • Business Acumen for Architects American Institute of Architects
  • Penn State Excellence in Management Program Center for Workplace Learning and Performance

Alumni: How strong is my network?

5,236 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
5% 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.