Penn State Smeal is more than a college of business.

We're more like a college of business partners. Wherever you are today or imagine yourself tomorrow, we are an active and connected community of Penn Staters, 740,000+ strong, who are committed to preparing you for your next great opportunity. And the one after that.

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At Smeal, we believe that succeeding in business starts with having the right people at your side. These are the stories that show how our individual passions and competitive spirit align with a culture of collaboration that inspires one another to greatness.

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Smeal graduates are in demand.


Undergraduate internship and co-op opportunities annually posted by top companies


Percentage of 2018 MBA graduates with a job offer by three months after graduation


Career fairs and corporate recruiting events for business students each year

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Business, but better.

Wherever you are in your career, Smeal has a program to help you achieve your goals and make an impact. Our highly-ranked degrees and certificates are collaborative, innovative, and rooted in practice - giving you the experience, skills, and perspective to become an ethical leader, poised to do business that betters.

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Don't just take our word for it.

No. 3

in Supply Chain
- Gartner, Inc.


Professionals rank Penn State Smeal as one of the best for supply chain education.

Top 26

EMBA Experience
- The Economist


The Penn State Smeal Executive MBA ranks among the best in the world

Top 10

in Faculty Research
- Korea University Business School (KUBS) Research Rankings


Penn State Smeal consistently ranks in the top 10 among research institutions worldwide

A force for social good.

At Smeal, we are united by a common purpose to make business, and our world, better.

Bringing a diverse community together.

Strategically focused on embracing unique ideas and strengthening connections, Smeal is continuously building a culture that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes diversity.

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A force for social good.

At Smeal, we are united by a common purpose to make business, and our world, better.

Where integrity matters.

With the Smeal Honor Code at the core, integrity is a fundamental part of our culture and permeates what we do as a leading business school.

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A force for social good.

At Smeal, we are united by a common purpose to make business, and our world, better.

Integrating sustainability and business.

At Smeal, we are accelerating the integration of sustainability in business by making it an integral part of our curriculum, culture, and expertise.

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Think global.

The Smeal experience is enriched by a culturally diverse student population and ample opportunities to explore international business through coursework, study abroad, and internships.

Countries represented by undergraduate and graduate students


Smeal undergraduate students who study abroad


Number of countries to choose from to gain international perspective

Bridging connections

Lizabeth Zlatkus
'81 Accounting

"I think education is the cornerstone of both success and fulfillment in life. If my husband and I can help students have access to that, we're the ones who are rewarded."

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Bridging connections

Farnoosh Torabi
'02 Finance, International Business

"Because I've achieved some success in my career, I want to give back. I choose Penn State because the University has given so much to me. It's where I got my grounding and where I learned what I wanted to do."

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Bridging connections

George Strickler
'69 Accounting

"My father, several aunts and uncles, and my two sons are also Penn State graduates. For the last 15 years, I have been an active member of Smeal's Board of Visitors. I am grateful for the opportunities a Penn State education provided for me and my family throughout my career"

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740,000+ alumni in Penn State's network. 740,000+ business partners for life.

Smeal graduates are making business better across the globe and are part of the largest dues-paying Alumni Association in the country.

740K+ Penn State Graduates Worldwide
90K+ Smeal Living Alumni Worldwide
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