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

  • Average Age Range: 35-45
  • Average Years Work Experience Range: 10-20
Class of 2019 Statistics 
Percentage of Female Students 34%
Average Age 37
Percentage with a Graduate Degree 20%
Percentage of International Students 17%