Top News / September 15, 2016

U.S. News Ranks Smith School’s Undergraduate Program Among Nation’s Best

College Park, Md. – September 15, 2016 – The undergraduate business program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 19 in the nation in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.” The Smith School tied for 10th among public universities. Smith’s Management Information Systems ranked No. 10 in the nation and the Supply Chain Management/Logistics programs came in at No. 11 in the publication’s specialty rankings.

The U.S. News & World Report rankings are based solely on a spring 2016 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 38 percent of those surveyed responded. As part of the survey, deans and faculty were asked to nominate the 10 best programs in a number specialty areas, from which the specialty rankings are derived.

The U.S. News MBA program rankings are published in the “Best College 2017” guide and can be found at

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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 flex MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, business master’s, 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.

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