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Community

The One-Year MAcc Program is designed to encourage collaboration not only with your peers, but also with faculty who are experts in the field. Beyond the classroom, opportunities to connect with the Smeal alumni network increase your career potential.

Student-Faculty Interaction

Because the program is small and selective, you benefit from direct faculty interaction. Program faculty and your classmates are with you during resume reviews, mock interviews, and case competitions, as well as in class.

A Vast Alumni Network

One-Year MAcc Program students benefit from joining the Penn State and Smeal alumni networks. With more than 74,000 Smeal alumni and more than 500,000 Penn State alumni around the globe, the opportunities to connect are endless.

In addition to career fairs and networking events, the Accounting Department also works with the Accounting Advisory Board to promote accounting education at Penn State. The board is comprised of accounting professionals from professional practice, senior corporate management, regulatory bodies, and higher education.

Class Statistics

Class of 2015 Statistics
TopicData
Incoming students
30
International students who obtained their bachelor's degree in the U.S. 5
International students who obtained their bachelor's degree outside of the U.S. 0
Average Age 23
Average GMAT 710
Mid 80% range GMAT score 710 - 710
Average GPA 3.55/4.0
Mid 80% range GPA 3.36 - 3.87
Full-time Placement Rate (will be updated in August 2015)
Undergraduate Majors
Accounting 21
General Business 4
Finance
2
Energy, Business and Finance 1
Nursing 1
Agriculture and Life Science 1

 

Class of 2013 and Class of 2014 Statistics - Combined
TopicData
Incoming students
55
International students who obtained their bachelor's degree in the U.S. 11
International students who obtained their bachelor's degree outside of the U.S. 0
Average Age 22
Average GMAT 613
Mid 80% range GMAT score 522 - 690
Average GPA 3.54/4.0
Mid 80% range GPA 3.22 - 3.90
Full-time Placement Rate at Graduation 93.75%
Full-time Placement Rate 3 Months After Graduation (will be updated in January 2015)
Undergraduate Majors
Accounting 36
Finance 13
Economics/Liberal Arts 2
Accounting/Finance Double Major 2
General Business 1
Education 1