Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1360
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $7,390
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,696
  • University Selectivity
    47%
  • University Yield
    40%
  • Job Offers
    67%
  • Average Salary
    $55,988
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1921
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
Van Munching Hall
College Park, Maryland 20742, United States
Website
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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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Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
47% University of Maryland 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. High school GPA
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
33949% 33,949
47% 47
40% 40
47% School Selectivity
40% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

International Students must take and English proficiency test

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
6149% 6,149
25% 25
37% 37
25% Program Selectivity
37% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers 3.0
  • Other transfer requirements All students applying for admission to BMGT as transfer students whether internal transfers already enrolled at UMCP or external transfer students entering the university for the first time—will be subject to competitive admission for a limited number of spaces. To be considered for admission, applicants must complete the following requirements: * Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA * Minimum junior standing * Completion of 50% of lower-level university core requirements * Completion of Gateway courses, all with "C" or better.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 69
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 35%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 19%
  • Other 18%
  • Media/Entertainment 2%
Deloitte 42
Top Employer
  • PwC 32
  • KPMG 17
  • Ernst & young 16
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
67% Smith School of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
64% 64
62% 61.74527272727272
64% Receive Offers
64% 64
59% 59.252482758620694
64% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
3% 3
16% 15.83261363636364
3% Receive Offers
3% 3
17% 16.796475409836066
3% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
91% Graduates seeking full-time employment
9% Graduates not seeking employment
91% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
18% 18
$64,430.00
40K 80K
Finance/Accounting
46% 46
$55,827.00
30K 90K
General Management
3% 3
$49,222.00
45K 56K
Human Resources
1% 1
$65,750.00
58K 74K
Management Information Systems
6% 6
$60,132.00
32K 90K
Marketing/Sales
9% 9
$44,727.00
30K 75K
Logistics/Transportation
9% 9
$53,137.00
40K 63K
Other
7% 7
$48,888.00
30K 67K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consumer Products/Retail
7% 7
$50,765.00
30K 67K
Consulting
19% 19
$62,951.00
40K 74K
Financial Services
35% 35
$57,203.00
30K 90K
Government/Education
5% 5
$50,750.00
30K 73K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
2% 2
$50,833.00
30K 65K
Manufacturing
1% 1
$58,833.00
55K 62K
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
$54,125.00
42K 73K
Real Estate
2% 2
$54,000.00
48K 65K
Technology/Science
6% 6
$57,400.00
30K 90K
Other
18% 18
$51,454.00
30K 75K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
20% 20
$57,329.00
30K 93K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
61% 61
$55,688.00
30K 80K
U.S. South
1% 1
$43,333.00
35K 55K
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
$45,667.00
30K 55K
U.S. Midwest
2% 2
$49,500.00
30K 62K
U.S. West
1% 1
$68,750.00
50K 90K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / 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
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
The Office of Career Services (OCS) provides a variety of career programming and networking events for all majors.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$20,572
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $7,390
  • Fees $1,772
  • Expenses $11,410
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$39,758
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $26,576
  • Fees $1,772
  • Expenses $11,410
36% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 1% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 19%
  • Merit 81%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.financialaid.umd.edu
Scholarships
$5,947,689
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$5,448,755
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Smith School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
45% 41
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
0%
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Smith School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
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Business Program Classes
Average number of students in non-business required electives
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2013
Degrees Offered
  • BS
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
164% 164
24% 24
Prominent Faculty
  • Roland T. Rust

    Marketing

  • Albert Pete Kyle

    Finance

  • Michel Wedel

    Consumer Science

  • Are work study or co-ops available? No
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Business students participate in the university's semester and short-term study abroad programs as well as in business school bilateral exchanges, primarily in summers and winter-term. Business honors students and other fellows programs have dedicated winter-term faculty led trips offered each year.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Students volunteer through membership in Smith-sponsored student organizations and programs. The Smith Undergraduate Association has a community service committee. the Freshmen Fellows colloquium focuses on corporate social responsibility and service. Students also contribute tutoring and special programming for area high school students through the Smith STARS program outreach to low-income and minority students.

Students

41% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 83% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1410 75th Percentile Score on SAT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
59% 59
Asian American
20% 20
Hispanic
9% 9
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
1%
30%
1%
2%
65%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
99% 99
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
1% 1
18 Average age of full-time students
95% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
73% 73
86% 86

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 52,000
Alumni Donations
Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Bob Basham

    Co-Founder, Outback

  • Kevin Plank

    hairman of Board, Under Armour

  • Albert P. Carey

    Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo Americas Beverages