Rankings

Media outlets and independent observers regularly rank the Smeal College of Business among the best institutions in the world.

Media outlets and independent observers regularly rank the Smeal College of Business among the best institutions in the world.

Undergraduate Education

U.S. News and World Report - September 2023

Category Rank
Overall (Smeal) 21
Public Institutions (Penn State) 28
Accounting 25
Finance 50
Management 17
Marketing 24
Production/Operations Management 11
Supply Chain Management/Logistics 8


Penn State Online MBA

U.S. News World and Report - January 2023

Category Rank
Overall 19


Faculty/Research/Academics

Gartner Inc.'s Ranking of U.S. Supply Chain Education Providers - June 2022

Category Rank
Undergraduate 10
Graduate 3

2021 American Marketing Association's DocSIG Marketing Research Productivity Rankings

Category Rank
In Premiere AMA Journals 10
In Premiere Marketing Journals Overall 15

Society of Actuaries Centers of Actuarial Excellence

Penn State is one of 21 “Centers of Actuarial Excellence” in the world
More Penn State students pass international Actuarial Exams each year than any other school in the nation

Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity

Category Rank
5-Year-Total from 2017-2021 among U.S. Business Schools 23
Public Institutions 15

Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education

Category Amount
Editorial Board Representation 2

University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings (2017-2022) - April 2023

Publication in the 24 leading journals in major business disciplines.

Category Rank
Worldwide 24
North America  23