Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    668
  • Program Cost
    $82,626
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    37%
  • Selectivity
    29%
  • Job Offers
    89%
  • Average Salary
    $92,781
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742, United States
Website
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Smith School of Business

About Smith School of Business

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is located in College Park, five miles from Washington, D.C. and 30 miles from Baltimore, Maryland. Five thousand students pursue bachelor’s, specialized master’s, full time and part time MBA, Executive MBA, dual degrees and Ph.D. degrees. The school also has executive and corporate education programs. In addition to Van Munching Hall on the University of Maryland's campus, the Smith School has campuses in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Rockville, Maryland. Approaching its 100th anniversary, the Smith School is home to 50,000 alumni.

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The best thing about the MBA program at Smith is the closely knit community. Students are competitive but want everyone to succeed in their work domains. Faculty, Career Services and Administration are very reachable.

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  • Dec 9
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Full-Time MBA Information Session

    Washington, DC

    Come and learn more about our MBA and dual degree graduate programs. This is a great opportunity to meet a member of the admissions team to learn more about the opportunities the Smith Full Time MBA program has to offer.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.24 GPA of All Applicants 3.31 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 64
  • Median 55
  • Middle 80% 33 to 108
Admissions Selectivity
29% Smith School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

668 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
80% 639
84% 668
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 828
29% 29.0
37% 37.0
Female
36% 36
International
66% 66
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Accepted
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Maryland-College Park
  • George Washington University
  • Visveswaraiah Technological Univ
  • University of Mumbai
  • Pennsylvania State University-Univ Park
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
$49,548 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Samsung Electronics
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
3% 3
5% 5
710 to 739
16% 16
24% 24
680 to 709
20% 20
22% 22
650 to 679
17% 17
15% 15
620 to 649
17% 17
19% 19
590 to 619
10% 10
11% 11
560 to 589
6% 6
2% 2
530 to 559
2% 2
1% 1
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
7% 7
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 21%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 21%
  • Consumer Products 20%
  • Other 16%
Deloitte 8
Top Employer
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. 4
  • Citigroup Inc. 4
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
89% Smith School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
71% 71
61% 60.97325153374234
71% Receive Offers
69% 69
56% 55.69710982658959
69% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
18% 18
22% 21.9117610062893
18% Receive Offers
20% 20
25% 25.424767441860464
20% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
83% Graduates seeking full-time employment
17% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Deloitte 8
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. 4
  • Citigroup Inc. 4
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 3
  • Hewlett-Packard 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
25% 25
$100,333.00
73K 115K
Finance/Accounting
24% 24
$87,978.00
42K 105K
General Management
10% 10
$85,714.00
70K 100K
Marketing/Sales
20% 20
$88,115.00
65K 103K
Operations/Logistics
8% 8
$80,200.00
68K 85K
Other
11% 11
$107,625.00
80K 150K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 21
$96,125.00
60K 115K
Consumer Products
20% 20
$90,179.00
68K 103K
Financial Services
21% 21
$94,757.00
42K 150K
Media/Entertainment
3% 3
$65,000.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
6% 6
$96,000.00
84K 110K
Technology
10% 10
$94,429.00
84K 104K
Other
16% 16
$91,102.00
73K 115K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
6% 6
$73,533.00
42K 104K
More than one year, up to three years
21% 21
$87,462.00
65K 115K
More than five years
32% 32
$98,365.00
60K 150K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
3% 2.8
Data not provided
North America
97% 97
$92,562.00
42K 150K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
15% 15
$97,402.00
65K 130K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
64% 64
$92,490.00
42K 150K
U.S. South
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
10% 10
$84,214.00
70K 100K
U.S. West
7% 7
$95,600.00
80K 104K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Citigroup 3
  • M&T Bank 3
  • PepsiCo 3
  • Air Products 2
  • Hilti 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$86,709
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $82,626
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$86,709
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $98,826
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
52 Smith School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Lectures
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Portfolio Management
  • Public Administration
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

44% International Students
34% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
70% 70
Asian American
13% 13
African American
13% 13
Student Citizenship
North America
56% 56
Asia
36% 36
South America
6% 6
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

11,992 Living MBA Alumni 2 Countries where alumni clubs exist
5 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.