|As one of the leading MBA programs in the United States, Smeal College of Business
offers the following concentrations towards an MBA degree. Please
keep reading to see the major employers of MBA graduates of Smeal College of Business.
On the following screen, you will also see all materials required
for MBA admissions application, including MBA essays, reference
letters, TOEFL score, and application fee. By clicking the logo
below, you can see detailed admissions statistics for Smeal College of Business.|
Financial Services/Corporate Finance, Supply Chain Management,
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, E-business, Marketing, Investment
Management, Real Estate
TOP 10 EMPLOYERS
- IBM 8 6. AT&T
- Cap Gemini/Ernst & Young
- Delta Airlines
- Air Products & Chemicals
- Eastman Kodak
- Apple Computer
4 required essays
Interview (highly recommended)
2 letters of recommendation
1 official transcript from each institute
GMAT (ETS code: 2660)
$ 60 application fee
International applicants should also provide:
According to the admissions office, your GMAT score, work experience, and
college GPA are considered most important, and then, in descending order,
your interview, essays, and letters of recommendation. They note,
“Interviews are strongly encouraged and considered on a part with work
experience.” Applications are handled on a rolling admissions basis. It
generally takes two to six weeks “depending on the backlog” for a student to
be notified of a decision after receiving the completed application.
Students may defer admissions for up to one year for personal reasons.
COST AND FINANCIAL AID
The Smeal MBA Program offers merit-based scholarship, fellowship and
graduate assistantship aid to incoming MBA students each year. All
applicants are automatically considered for scholarship and assistantship
funding. Scholarships range between $1,000 and $15,000 per year. Each year,
15 MBA students will be selected as Mitte Fellows, which carries a $5,000
award. Quarter- and half-time graduate assistantships are also available for
a few first-year MBA students. Graduate assistantships provide a full
tuition waiver (both quarter- and half-time), subsidized health care
coverage and a monthly stipend of between $500 and $1,000.
1. Discuss your short- and long-term career goals. How do you see the Smeal
College MBA degree assisting you in attaining these goals.
2. How will your skills, knowledge and experiences benefit the program?
3. How do you define leadership? How do you define effective teamwork?
Describe an experience you have had as a leader or member of a project team.
4. Describe a work situation in which your goal was not achieved. How did
you deal with it? What was the outcome?
Address: Smeal College of Business Administration, 801 Business
Administration Building, University Park, PA 16802-3008
E-Mail: [email protected] Website: www.smeal.psu.edu Phone: 814-863-0474