Location

Information on State College, Pennsylvania, home to the Pennsylvania State University - University Park campus and the Penn State Smeal MBA Program.

The Penn State Smeal MBA program is based in the Business Building on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pennsylvania. With just over 40,000 residents, State College has been ranked as one of the nation's most livable communities by Kiplinger's and among the best college towns by the American Institute for Economic Research.

A Home for Business

The Penn State Smeal MBA program is located in the Business Building, which has been recognized as one of the best business school facilities in the world. Dedicated in 2005, this 210,000-square-foot building was designed by renowned Robert A.M. Stern Architects. Dedicated MBA classrooms feature tiered learning spaces with wireless access, video projection tools, and technology that supports the recording and rebroadcasting of presentations. Outside the classrooms, students have access to about a dozen MBA conference rooms to support team project work. Take a virtual tour of the Business Building.

Centrally Located

State College is within easy driving distance of major regional business hubs such as Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. The University Park Airport, which is a five-minute drive from campus, offers daily connecting flights to major hubs including Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Washington/Dulles. The region offers vibrant nightlife, theater and concert performances in a variety of venues, a diverse array of spectator sports, and ample opportunities for outdoor activities across the region.

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