Class Profile

An overview of the demographic profile of students within the Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program in Philadelphia.

Successful applicants to the Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program typically have a minimum of six years post-undergraduate work experience as well as managerial or team leader experience. Admission is competitive, and class size is limited. Students are selected based on their work experiences, academic backgrounds, and anticipated contributions to the learning environment.

Demographic Snapshot

Class of 2021 Statistics 
Percentage of Female Students 22%
Average Age 36
Percentage of Underrepresented Minorities 31%
Percentage of Military Veterans 24%
Average Years of Work Experience 12
States Represented Pennsylvania, Illinois, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts