Smith School of Business – University of Maryland

The Robert H. Smith School of Business (Smith School) is the business school at the University of Maryland, College Park, a public research university in College Park, Maryland. The school was named after alumnus Robert H. Smith. One of 12 colleges and schools at the university’s main campus, the Smith School offers programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. It is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.
The Smith School offers programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degree, and PhDs. Degrees are offered in traditional business school majors such as Accounting and Finance. However, for certain concentrations often offered by standalone business colleges (e.g., Economics), University of Maryland (UMD) instead offers those programs and associated degrees in a different sister school within the university.

Smith MBA - University of Maryland

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Percent of Hires in Each Industry:

  • Technology 28.2%
  • Financial 20.5%
  • Health care 10.3%

Median Starting Salary per industry:

  • Consulting – $126K
  • Financial – $120K
  • Technology – $110K
  • Consumer – $103K

#9 in the US for information systems (US News 2021)

#10 in the US for information systems (US News 2020)

#28 in the US (Businessweek, 2021)

#35 in the world (Economist, 2021)

#40 in the US (US News, 2020)

#42 in the US (US News, 2021)

#52 in the world (Financial Times, 2021)

Program: Full-time MBA

Duration: 2 years

Class size: 120

Location: College Park, Md


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