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

Bloomberg Businessweek

Overall: 19
Public Institutions: 8
Among recruiters: 8

U.S. News and World Report

Overall: 21
Public Institutions: 11

Accounting: 19
Finance: 36
Insurance (Risk Management): 7
Management: 20
Marketing: 16
Production/Operations Management: 11
Supply Chain Management/Logistics: 4

Poets & Quants

Overall: 39
Public Institutions: 17

MBA Program

Bloomberg Businessweek

Overall: 38
Public Institutions: 16

(Updated November 2018)

The Economist

Globally: 50
U.S. Schools: 34
U.S. Public Institutions: 14

(Updated October 2018)

Financial Times

Globally: 63
U.S. Schools: 33
U.S. Public Institutions: 13

(Updated January 2019)

Forbes

Overall: 29
Public Institutions: 13

(Updated September 2018)

Poets&Quants

U.S. Schools: 32
U.S. Public Institutions: 13

(Updated November 2018)

U.S. News & World Report

Overall: 33
Public Institutions: 13
Production/Operations: 16
Supply Chain Management: 3

(Updated March 2019)

Executive MBA Program

The Economist

Overall: 26
Programs delivered in the U.S.:13
U.S. Public Institutions: 7

(Updated October 2018)

Faculty/Research/Academics

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

Undergraduate: 1
Graduate: 1

SCM World's Chief Supply Chain Officer Report (2014) Ranking of U.S. Supply Chain Education Providers

Overall: 3

American Marketing Association's DocSIG Marketing Research Productivity Rankings

In Premiere AMA Journals: 2
In Premiere Marketing Journals Overall: 13

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 and University of Florida Management Research Productivity Rankings

Overall: 5

Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education

Editorial Board Representation: 2

University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings (2013-2017)

(Publication in the top three academic journals in each of the following fields: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, and Management Science)

Worldwide: 19
U.S. Public Institutions: 8

(updated 4-10-19)

Korea University Business School—KUBS Worldwide Business Research Rankings (2012-2018)

(Publication in the top 10 academic journals in each of the following fields: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, and Management Science)

Worldwide: 4
U.S. Public Institutions: 2

(updated 4-10-19)