Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    665
  • Program Cost
    $80,316
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    46%
  • Selectivity
    36%
  • Job Offers
    91%
  • Average Salary
    $89,093
  • 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.

Events Calendar

  • Oct 1
    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.

  • Oct 5
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Kaleidoscope: Advancing Diversity at Smith

    College Park, MD

    The Robert H. Smith School of Business values the diversity of our community and shared perspectives. The Kaleidoscope: Advancing Diversity at Smith event allows students from underrepresented communities exploring the Full-Time MBA program to network with current students, administrators and alumni. The program begins with a community dinner on Sunday followed by programming on Monday that will allow you to sit in on a class, attend workshops, meet students and tour Van Munching Hall!

  • Oct 6
    12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Kaleidoscope: Advancing Diversity at Smith

    College Park, MD

    The Robert H. Smith School of Business values the diversity of our community and shared perspectives. The Kaleidoscope: Advancing Diversity at Smith event allows students from underrepresented communities exploring the Full-Time MBA program to network with current students, administrators and alumni. The program begins with a community dinner on Sunday followed by programming on Monday that will allow you to sit in on a class, attend workshops, meet students and tour Van Munching Hall!

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About University of Maryland

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.27 GPA of All Applicants 3.31 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 62
  • Median 59
  • Middle 80% 88 to 35
Admissions Selectivity
36% Smith School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

665 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
78% 620
83% 665
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 626
36% 36.0
46% 46.0
Female
39% 39
International
60% 60
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
$55,594 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Infosys Limited
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Ernst & Young
  • United States Coast Guard
  • US Army
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
4% 4
6% 6
710 to 739
9% 9
15% 15
680 to 709
19% 19
30% 30
650 to 679
15% 15
11% 11
620 to 649
16% 16
19% 19
590 to 619
12% 12
12% 12
560 to 589
8% 8
5% 5
530 to 559
6% 6
1% 1
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
9% 9
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 23%
Top Industry
  • Other 20%
  • Technology 13%
  • Consumer Products 13%
Deloitte Consulting 7
Top Employer
  • IBM 3
  • Campbell Soup Company 3
  • iGATE 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
91% Smith School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
66% 66
64% 63.699022556390986
66% Receive Offers
64% 64
58% 57.85206896551723
64% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
25% 25
21% 21.110859375
25% Receive Offers
27% 27
25% 24.93132867132867
27% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
88% Graduates seeking full-time employment
11% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Deloitte Consulting 7
  • IBM 3
  • Campbell Soup Company 3
  • iGATE 3
  • Mu Sigma 3
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
30% 30
$97,741.00
60K 125K
Finance/Accounting
18% 18
$83,962.00
50K 112K
General Management
9% 9
$80,175.00
54K 110K
Marketing/Sales
27% 27
$88,935.00
40K 117K
Operations/Logistics
4% 4
$77,000.00
68K 90K
Other
11% 11
$82,206.00
60K 109K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
23% 23
$99,252.00
60K 125K
Consumer Products
13% 13
$93,417.00
60K 105K
Financial Services
11% 11
$86,667.00
50K 105K
Government
3% 3
$75,000.00
65K 85K
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
$58,500.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
3% 3
$98,000.00
96K 100K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
9% 9
$82,429.00
63K 109K
Real Estate
2% 2
$65,000.00 Data not provided
Technology
13% 13
$92,440.00
63K 117K
Other
20% 20
$78,430.00
40K 105K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
5% 5
$82,500.00
65K 105K
More than one year, up to three years
20% 20
$83,317.00
60K 105K
More than five years
35% 35
$89,942.00
50K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
2% 2
$50,000.00
40K 60K
Non-European Free Trade Zone
1% 1
$50,000.00 Data not provided
North America
96% 96
$91,124.00
59K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
19% 19
$95,833.00
59K 125K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
59% 59
$88,558.00
60K 125K
U.S. South
1% 1
$90,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
3% 3
$88,667.00
73K 105K
U.S. Midwest
7% 7
$103,833.00
82K 125K
U.S. West
9% 9
$90,308.00
60K 117K
Canada
1% 1
$68,000.00 Data not provided
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
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$199,035
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $80,316
  • Budget $58,140
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$211,792
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $94,896
  • Budget $65,430
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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
Smith School of Business Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
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
  • E-commerce
  • 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
  • Finance
  • Management
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?

30% International Students
37% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
69% 69
African American
17% 17
Asian American
10% 10
Student Citizenship
North America
70% 70
Asia
25% 25
Europe Free Trade Zone
1% 1
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

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.