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Best Colleges for Entrepreneurship

Learning how to manage an existing business is one thing; starting a business from scratch is an entirely different animal. Aspiring entrepreneurs learn both inside and outside the classroom, delving into a broad array of subjects areas including crowdfunding, data analytics, risk management, business-oriented problem solving, and affordable design. The best colleges and programs in this area impart entrepreneurship knowledge and savvy through coursework, research, extracurricular opportunities, and networking. On this list, you will find many highly-selective institutions, as well as schools that are accessible to B students. No matter which school you select, rest assured you will leave you undergraduate years with the skills and experiences required to launch the next great business venture.

Click the links below for more information about each college’s entrepreneurship program. Click here to read our methodology. Finally, note that although some of the colleges featured below do not offer a formal major or academic concentration in entrepreneurship, their undergraduate offerings in this area are so strong that they warrant inclusion on our list.

Babson College

Baylor University

Brigham Young University

Brown University

Carnegie Mellon University

Columbia University

Cornell University

Dartmouth College

Fordham University

Georgetown University

Harvard University

Indiana University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

New York University

Northeastern University

Princeton University

Santa Clara University

Stanford University

Syracuse University

University of Arizona

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Los Angeles

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Maryland

University of Michigan

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of Pennsylvania

University of Southern California

University of Texas at Austin

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Washington University in St. Louis

Yale University

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