Student Life - Demographic Profile
- The first internationally accredited business school in Maine
- Ranked in the top 200 business schools in the nation
- The MBS is an internationally acclaimed business school by Eduniversal’s International Scientific Committee (only 1,000 schools worldwide were so recognized)
- Highly productive in research
- Invited to participate in the world’s oldest international case competition
- Graduate students participate in one of two international trips. Past countries include Bulgaria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, England and China. Upcoming trips include Japan and Russia.
- The 5 yearMBA program with over 20 partner departments on campus
- Student Investment Club SPIFFY has seen a 12.2% increase in fund size
- 89% of MBS graduates are employed full-time
- 66% of MBS graduates are employed full time in Maine
- Anh Do, Hanoi, Vietnam, Class of 2008, All Maine Women and Salutatorian for Class of 2008
- Erin McKenzie, jr accounting major and only the 2nd Truman Scholar in the history of UM
- Junior James Daniels won a $10,000 prize in USM’s Business Plan Competition and an ad-ditional $15,000 in consulting fees
- Graduate student Ana Zivanovic, born in Serbia, lived for years in Madrid and the first graduate of our sustainability concentration; JuiChe Chen, Taiwan; and Monica Angelova, Bulgaria
- Graduate students on international field trips to Belgium, Bulgaria, China, France, Germany, Japan,the Amazon Basin, Argentina, Chile, and the United Kingdom.
- The University of Maine chapter of the American Marketing Association hosted “You Can Get There From Here!: The Second Annual Collegiate Business Conference.” The statewide business conference was open to all Maine students, and over 200 attended the day long sessions. Featured speakers included the keynote speaker, Robin Sawyer, Fairchild Semiconductor’s corporate controller and other speakers included Dick Gleason, president of Gleason Media, Meredith Burgess of Burgess Advertising, Kevin Coffin of Prime Financial, and University of Maine business professors, Paul Myer, Omar Khan and Harold Daniel.
- Each year, there are over 150,000 candidates from 172 countries that are enrolled in the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Program. The Economist recently referred to the CFA Program as the “gold standard among investment designations.” Globally the pass rate for the December exam was only 39%. Two of our students, Anh Do and Violeta Zaneva passed this exam on their first attempt.
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