The University of Maryland, College Park, is a public research university and the flagship campus of the University System of Maryland. Established in 1862, UMD is the original land-grant institution in the state. It is one of only 62 members of the Association of American Universities, an organization composed of the leading research universities in the United States and Canada. The University of Maryland is committed to achieving excellence as the state’s primary center of research and graduate education and the institution of choice for undergraduate students of exceptional ability and promise.
The university creates and applies knowledge for the benefit of the economy and culture of the state, the region, the nation and beyond. As the flagship of the University System of Maryland, the university shares its research, educational, cultural and technological strengths with businesses, government and other educational institutions. The university advances knowledge, provides outstanding and innovative instruction and nourishes a climate of intellectual growth in a broad range of academic disciplines and interdisciplinary fields.
About the 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, M.S., Ph.D. and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community.
The Smith School is at the forefront of creating, understanding and leveraging the modern world’s evolving business models. Our world-class faculty and research centers work to foster the entrepreneurial spirit while bringing game-changing research into the classroom and the boardroom for maximum impact. Smith immerses its students in complex and evolving marketplaces where critical thinking, creativity and entrepreneurship are at the core of the enterprise.