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Top 25 Graduate Schools Best For Entrepreneurship Studies In The U.S., 2016

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.


Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals.