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Penn State Smeal MBA Students

The Penn State Smeal MBA Program features a tight-knit student community comprised of a diversity of backgrounds, ethnicities, and professional experiences. With a focus on student teamwork, you benefit from the wisdom and talent of your colleagues, rather than simply competing against them. You also have the opportunity to build strong one-on-one connections with faculty members, career coaches, and alumni mentors. 

Profile of 2016 Incoming Class
Number of Students 57
Average Months Prior Work Experience 53.8 months
Percentage of Women 30%
Percentage of Underrepresented Minorities (African, Hispanic, and Native Americans as a percentage of domestic students) 19%
Percentage of International Students 35%
Citizenships held by members of this class China, India, Vietnam, United States

Access our complete profile of the incoming 2015 class.

Student Resources

Incoming and current students can access a wealth of information on what it's like to be part of the Smeal MBA community via our student blogs and our Admissions blogs as well as our Student Exchange website, which includes checklists for incoming students, a directory of current students, and useful resources for international and military students.

The Penn State Smeal MBA Program is well suited for students furthering their education during or following a military career. Nearly 10 percent of our class each year comprises both military-sponsored and transitioning military members.