For the 2nd consecutive year, Harvard Business School captured the top spot on the list of top 25 graduate schools in the U.S. for entrepreneurship studies for 2016 by the Princeton Review’s 10th annual survey, in conjunction with Entrepreneur Magazine.
On a list of top 25 graduate degree entrepreneurship programs, Babson College ranked No. 2, the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, home to the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, followed closely behind with a No. 3 ranking, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor ranked 4th.
The top ten graduate programs in entrepreneurship are Northwestern University (No. 5), Rice University (No. 6), Brigham Young University, UT (No. 7), The University of Texas at Austin (No. 8), City University of New York, Baruch College (No. 9), and Temple University (No. 10). Babson College in Massachusetts also ranked at No. 1 among the best undergraduate schools for entrepreneurs.
America’s top 25 graduate schools best for entrepreneurship studies, 2016
1. Harvard Business School
2. Babson College
3. University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business
4. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
5. Northwestern University
6. Rice University
7. Brigham Young University, UT
8. The University of Texas at Austin
9. City University of New York, Baruch College
10. Temple University
11. University of South Florida
12. University of Oklahoma
13. University of Virginia
14. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
15. DePaul University
16. University of Washington
17. University of Utah
18. University of Maryland, College Park
19. Saint Louis University
20. Syracuse University
21. Washington University in St. Louis
22. University of Rochester
23. Oklahoma State University
24. University of Arizona
25. Columbia University
The Princeton Review and Entrepreneurship Magazine surveyed more than 300 schools offering entrepreneurship programs, and narrowed them down to just 36 institutions. The rankings are based on a wide array of criteria, including the number of courses offered, clubs, businesses started, faculty who are entrepreneurs, funds raised by alumni, and competitions.
Meanwhile, Harvard Business School (HBS) ranks No. 2 among the world’s top business schools rankings for executives and entrepreneurs, 2015, according to a new report by the CEOWORLD magazine.