You are here: Home / News Release Archives / 2013 / October / Princeton Review: Penn State Smeal MBA Program Offers Top Ten Campus, Family Friendly Environment

Princeton Review: Penn State Smeal MBA Program Offers Top Ten Campus, Family Friendly Environment

The Penn State Smeal MBA Program has been named one of the best business schools in the nation, according to education services company, The Princeton Review. The program was also ranked No. 6 on the Most Family Friendly list and No. 10 on the Best Campus Environment list.
October 11, 2013

The Penn State Smeal MBA Program has been named one of the best business schools in the nation, according to education services company, The Princeton Review (www.princetonreview.com). The program was also ranked No. 6 on the Most Family Friendly list and No. 10 on the Best Campus Environment list.

The Princeton Review editors describe the Penn State Smeal MBA Program as having a strong academic environment with a commitment to providing career services and close-knit environment.

The schools profiled in “The Best 295 Business Schools” were chosen based on institutional data it collected during the 2012-13 academic year and/or its student survey for the book. The ratings are scores on a scale of 60 to 99.  Rating categories include academic experience, admissions selectivity, career preparation and placement, interesting professors, and accessible professors. Among the ratings in the Penn State Smeal MBA Program profile are scores of 93 for interesting professors and 92 for academic experience.

The Princeton Review does not rank the business schools in the book on a single hierarchical list or name one business school best overall.

About the Penn State Smeal MBA Program
The internationally ranked residential Penn State Smeal MBA Program positions students from around the world for their future careers. The two-year program, based on the University Park campus, begins with a focus on business fundamentals. Through summer internships with top companies and concentration opportunities in areas such as finance, marketing, and supply chain management, students then personalize their Smeal MBA experiences to align with their career aspirations. Learn more at www.smeal.psu.edu/mba.

About The Princeton Review
“The Best 295 Business Schools” is one of more than 150 Princeton Review books published by Random House. The Princeton Review is also known for its guides to colleges and to standardized tests, its classroom and online test-prep courses, tutoring, and other education services. Headquartered in Framingham, Mass., The Princeton Review is not affiliated with Princeton University, and it is not a magazine.

Filed under: ,
Recent News
DelGrosso Foods' Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing Brings Real-Life Case Study to Marketing Class 16 Apr

Michael DelGrosso, vice president of global sales and marketing at DelGrosso Foods, provided several Penn State Smeal College of Business Marketing 422 Advertising and Promotions Management classes with a unique view of a new product launch last month.

Smeal College Celebrates Philanthropy 15 Apr

Alumni and friends of the Penn State Smeal College of Business gathered at the Business Building on April 11 to celebrate the impact of philanthropy on students and faculty. The college’s annual Leaders Celebration acknowledges the outstanding generosity of donors who provide student scholarships, enhance physical resources and technology, support faculty research, and more.

Smeal Undergraduate Net Impact Chapter and Honors Society Beta Alpha Psi Partner with KPMG to Fight Illiteracy 14 Apr

Earlier this semester, the Penn State Smeal College of Business Net Impact Undergraduate Chapter partnered with KPMG, Accounting and Finance honors society Beta Alpha Psi, and First Book for a corporate social responsibility event providing 200 children at Penns Valley Elementary School in Spring Mills, Pa., with books and a day of literacy activities.

Smeal College of Business Mourns Alumnus, Philanthropist John Garber 11 Apr

John D. Garber ’40 passed away last month in Palm Desert, Calif. He and his wife, Bette, were significant contributors to the Penn State Smeal College of Business, establishing the John and Bette Garber Venture Capital Center for Penn State Smeal MBA students in 1999.

Students Organize, Manage Major Women's Conference on Campus 10 Apr

The annual Powerful Women Paving the Way conference—last year’s Penn State Outstanding Program of the Year—is well-attended by both women students and professionals. But what many people don’t know is that it is student-run and organized.

More Recent News... More Recent News...