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Seeking Superstar Seniors at the University of Maryland for MBA Direct Admit Program

Mar 26, 2012


The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is offering a unique opportunity to go directly into its full-time MBA program in fall 2012. The MBA Direct Admit Program will admit five highly qualified 2012 graduates from the University of Maryland at College Park to the Smith School’s full-time MBA program, enrolling in fall 2012.

The program is open to seniors who possess an overall grade point average of 3.5 and who are on track to graduate in May 2012. Special consideration will be given to those who have successfully completed an internship. Interested students must follow the normal MBA application process and submit a GMAT exam score and a letter of recommendation from a university faculty or staff member.

The full-time Smith MBA program is consistently ranked among the top one percent of graduate business programs in the world. World-class programs like Smith's usually require 3 - 5 years of work experience, but the Smith School is making this special opportunity available for a select group of Maryland seniors in recognition of the caliber of our home-grown talent.

Learn more about the full-time MBA program online or send e-mail to with specific questions about the MBA Direct Admit Program.

About the University of Maryland's 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, online MBA, specialty masters, 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.