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The Smeal College of Business at Penn State offers highly ranked undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, Ph.D., and executive education opportunities to more than 5,000 students at all levels.

The Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University offers highly ranked undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, Ph.D., and executive education opportunities to more than 6,000 students at all levels. Smeal is among the largest business schools in the United States, and is accredited in business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Featuring 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, business-to-business marketing, corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, and other disciplines.

Since its inception in 1953, more than 74,000 students have graduated from the college, which in 1990 was named the Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business. Frank Smeal was a 1942 graduate of Penn State who enjoyed a lengthy career on Wall Street.