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Smith School Among top Business Schools for Executives and Entrepreneurs

Nov 14, 2011


The Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked 21st among U.S. business schools for executives and entrepreneurs in an annual survey by CEOWORLD magazine.

The magazine surveyed more than 96,000 individuals in an extensive poll, including 3,200 human resource directors from the world’s largest multinational companies and 21,000 students.

The ratings are numerical scores given to the schools based on return on investment and recruiter feedback, measuring the quality of the school’s learning environment. Ranking criteria include: the size of the program, teaching style, cost, career opportunities, participation in academic associations, peer assessments, international networks, student graduation rates, research reputation and opinions of students.

CEOWORLD is a magazine for chief executive officers, entrepreneurs and other enterprise technologists. It provides ideas, strategies and tactics for top executive leaders seeking to build more effective organizations.

View the magazine’s rankings here


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.