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Financial Times Ranks Smeal MBA Program Sixth Among U.S. Public Programs

Financial Times has ranked the Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Program sixth among all publicly supported programs in the United States. The Smeal MBA Program is ranked 22nd among all U.S. programs and 49th globally, according to the newspaper.
January 30, 2012

Financial Times has ranked the Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Program sixth among all publicly supported programs in the United States.

The Smeal MBA Program is ranked 22nd among all U.S. programs and 49th globally, according to the newspaper.

Additionally, the paper ranked Smeal ninth among all U.S. programs for the extent to which alumni fulfilled their goals for completing an MBA.

Smeal is ranked fourth in the Big Ten.

The Financial Times ranking is based on information provided by the schools and surveys of graduates from the classes of 2006, 2007, and 2008. The criteria include alumni salary and career development, the diversity and international reach of the school and its MBA program, and its research capabilities.

The complete Financial Times ranking is available online at rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/global-mba-rankings-2012.

For more information on the Smeal MBA Program, visit www.smeal.psu.edu/mba.

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