University of Maryland’s Robert H.
Smith School of Business
Ranks Among Nation’s Best
Information Systems, Supply Chain Management
recognized in Top 10
College Park, Md. – September 13, 2012 – The
undergraduate business program at the University of
Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business ranks No. 21 in the nation in the
latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges,”
published yesterday. The Smith School placed 11th among public universities and
again ranked highly in a number of business specialty categories. Smith’s
Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management/Logistics programs
are listed among the nation’s top 10 and a total of eight areas listed among the
nation’s top 25.
The Smith School’s specialty rankings are:
The U.S. News & World Report rankings are based solely on a spring
2012 survey of deans and senior faculty at all undergraduate business programs
accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Participants were asked to rate the quality of programs with which they are
familiar and 40 percent of those surveyed responded. As part of the survey,
deans and faculty were asked to nominate the 10 best programs in a number of
specialty areas, from which the specialty rankings are derived.
The U.S. News program rankings are published in the “Best College
2013” guide and can be found at
About the Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader
in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the
University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate,
full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive
education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The
school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning
locations in North America and Asia.