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Pennsylvania State University: Smeal
The Pennsylvania State University
220 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802
Pennsylvania

Global MBA Rankings 2012

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201249
Rank in 201159
Rank in 2010-
3 year average rank-
CountryUS
Audit year[1]2012
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)971109,114
Weighted salary (US$)971109,114
Salary percentage increase37125
Value for money rank37
Career progress rank67
Aims achieved rank15
Placement success rank25
Employed at three months (%)278 (95)
Alumni recommend rank50
Diversity
Women faculty (%)020
Women students (%)632
Women board (%)019
International faculty (%)120
International students (%)443
International board (%)00
International mobility rank64
International experience rank86
Languages0
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)283
FT doctoral rank241
FT research rank38

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Smeal College of Business
The Pennsylvania State University
220 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802

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Footnotes

1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2012 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy of KPMG at mpodhy@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November and December 2011. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2008.

Strengths and weaknesses

Alumni ratings for different aspects of the programme (average), where 1 = poor and 10 = excellent

International Mobility

Alumni who moved countries following their programme (per cent)

Company internships

Alumni who completed a company internship and received a job offer from the host company (per cent)

Importance of aims when taking an MBA

Alumni importance ratings for different programme aims (average), 1 = not important, 10 = very important

Aims achieved by taking the MBA

Achievement of programme aims (per cent)

Current job title

Alumni job titles three years after graduation (per cent)

Current company size (employees)

Size of company of employment three years after graduation (per cent)

Current sector

Sector of employment three years after graduation (per cent)