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Notable Rankings

No. 4 Faculty (The Economist, 2015)

No. 26 Research, World (Financial Times, 2015)

No. 6 Intellectual Capital, U.S. (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2015)

Quality education starts with a commitment to research. Like art, music and poetry, research is a creative pursuit that requires genius and discipline. The pursuit of new knowledge sets the tone for the whole Smith community.

Krowe Teaching Excellence Award Winners, 2014-2015

Joe Bailey, Decision, Operations and Information Technologies

Zhi-Long Chen, Decision, Operations and Information Technologies

David Kass, Finance

Sarah Kroncke, Finance

Rachelle Sampson, Logistics, Business and Public Policy

Nick Seybert, Accounting and Information Assurance

Subra Tangirala, Management and Organization

Smith School Distinguished Scholar-Teachers

2014-2015: Gilad Chen

2013-2014: Michel Wedel

2011-2012: Ritu Agarwal

2010-2011: Curt Grimm

2004-2005: Michael Fu

2002-2003: M. Susan Taylor

2000-2001: Bruce Golden

1998-1999: Saul Gass

1997-1998: Anil Gupta

1995-1996: Ken Smith

1994-1995: Maryam Alavi

1993-1994: Lee Preston

1989-1990: Kathryn Bartol

1984-1985: Samuel Kotz

1983-1984: Edwin A. Locke

1979-1980: Stephen Carroll

Academic Program Enrollment


(College Park and Shady Grove)

Enrollment 2894
Mean SAT Score 1345 (fall 2015 freshmen)
Mean high school GPA 4.12 (fall 2015 freshmen)
Women 1199 (40%)

Specialty Masters


Enrollment 154
Applicants 627
Women 72%


Enrollment 125
Applicants 1133
Average GMAT 709
Women 62%

Information Systems

Enrollment 98
Applicants 672
Average GMAT 667
Women 47%

Marketing Analytics

Enrollment 35
Applicants 396
Average GMAT 683
Women 51%

Supply Chain

Enrollment 40
Applicants 208
Average GMAT 631
Women 51%


Full-time MBA

Enrollment 190
Average GMAT 660
Average age 30
Women 36%

Part-time MBA

Enrollment 646
Average GMAT 585
Average age 30
Women 37%

Online MBA

Enrollment 101
Average work experience 9 years
Average age 32.5
Average salary $84,044
Women 30%

Executive MBA

Enrollment 69
Applicants 91
Average work experience 15 years
Average age 40.5
Women 45%


Enrollment 90
Average GMAT 722
Women 34%
Advanced to candidacy 15
Conference presentations 35
Dissertation proposals 12
“A” journal publications 6

Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps Forum

This past summer, 24 UMD undergraduate students traveled to Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador through the Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps (MSEC) program. They deeply impacted communities across both countries by supporting the creation of businesses selling life changing products, including eye glasses, cook stoves and water filtration systems. At this Showcase & Celebration students will share the transformative experience of working with entrepreneurs in a unique economic and cultural environment.

October 20, 2015 - 10:00pm to October 21, 2015 - 12:00am

Smith & Clark School Alumni and Friends Reception (Invite Only)

Join us for the A. James Clark School of Engineering and Robert H. Smith School of Business Alumni and Friends Reception featuring UMD student start-ups and in collaboration with the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, Startup Shell, and MTech programs. 

Cocktails and appetizers will be served. RSVP by October 6, 2015. 

Remarks by:

  • Dr. Darryll J. Pines, Dean of A. James Clark School of Engineering 
  • Dr. Alexander Triantis, Dean of Robert H. Smith School of Business 
October 15, 2015 - 10:00pm to October 16, 2015 - 12:30am


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