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Colleges & Business Schools

Top 25 Graduate Colleges

By The Princeton Review | October 2011

#1

Babson College

Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship

Babson Park, MA
Tuition: $54,450
2010-11 Enrollment: 1,301
Year Major First Offered: 1967
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $168,900
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 15
Mentorship programs: 6
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $35,000

#2

Brigham Young University

Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

Provo, UT
Tuition: $20,560
In-state tuition: $10,280
2010-11 Enrollment: 251
Year Major First Offered: 2003
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $21,250
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 12
Mentorship programs: 18
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $118,702

#3

University of Virginia

Darden School of Business

Charlottesville, VA
Tuition: $46,500
In-state tuition: $42,173
2010-11 Enrollment: 760
Year Major First Offered: 1995
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $1,150,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 5
Mentorship programs: 14
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $85,500

#4

The University of Chicago

Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship

Chicago, IL
Tuition: $50,900
2010-11 Enrollment: 1,000
Year Major First Offered: 1998
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 70%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $210,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 10
Mentorship programs: 7
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $100,000

#5

University of Michigan--Ann Arbor

Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute

Ann Arbor , MI
Tuition: $45,250
In-state tuition: $40,250
2010-11 Enrollment: 1,500
Year Major First Offered: 1972
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 50%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $140,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 7
Mentorship programs: 3
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $100,000

#6

Washington University in St. Louis

Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

St. Louis, MO
Tuition: $44,300
2010-11 Enrollment: 220
Year Major First Offered: 2001
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $500,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 9
Mentorship programs: 6
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $200,000

#7

University of Arizona

McGuire Entrepreneurship Program

Tucson, AZ
Tuition: $30,776
In-state tuition: $16,064
2010-11 Enrollment: 55
Year Major First Offered: 1983
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $20,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 3
Mentorship programs: 7
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $5,000

#8

The University of Texas at Austin

Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship

Austin, TX
Tuition: $45,128
In-state tuition: $30,128
2010-11 Enrollment: 304
Year Major First Offered: 1964
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 95%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $714,500
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 14
Mentorship programs: 4
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $135,000

#9

Rice University

Jones Graduate School Entrepreneurship Program

Houston, TX
Tuition: $42,000
2010-11 Enrollment: 412
Year Major First Offered: 1974
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $850,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 7
Mentorship programs: 5
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $1,311,150

#10

University of Southern California

Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Los Angeles, CA
Tuition: $44,917
2010-11 Enrollment: 1,340
Year Major First Offered: 1971
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 88%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $30,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 3
Mentorship programs: 7
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $52,500

#11

DePaul University

Entrepreneurship Program

Chicago, IL
Tuition: $37,440
2010-11 Enrollment: 198
Year Major First Offered: 1982
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $50,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 3
Mentorship programs: 3
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $10,000

#12

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Chapel Hill, NC
Tuition: $43,600
In-state tuition: $21,475
2010-11 Enrollment: 1,345
Year Major First Offered: 1988
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 95%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $12,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 8
Mentorship programs: 3
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $50,000

#13

Acton MBA in Entrepreneurship


Austin, TX
Tuition: $49,500
2010-11 Enrollment: 30
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $49,500
Mentorship programs: 1

#14

Tulane University

Levy Rosenblum Institute

New Orleans, LA
Tuition: $42,900
2010-11 Enrollment: 184
Year Major First Offered: 1992
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 77%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $300,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 1
Mentorship programs: 5
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $70,000

#15

Drexel University

Entrepreneurship

Philadelphia, PA
Tuition: $25,000
2010-11 Enrollment: 61
Year Major First Offered: 2001
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $350,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 4
Mentorship programs: 6
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $90,250

#16

University of Washington

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Seattle, WA
Tuition: $37,419
In-state tuition: $25,101
2010-11 Enrollment: 673
Year Major First Offered: 1991
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 78%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $149,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 3
Mentorship programs: 11
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $140,000

#17

Wake Forest University

Angell Center for Entrepreneurship

Winston Salem, NC
Tuition: $38,036
2010-11 Enrollment: 98
Year Major First Offered: 1998
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $59,897
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 5
Mentorship programs: 1
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $58,000

#18

University of Illinois at Chicago

Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

Chicago, IL
Tuition: $29,912
In-state tuition: $17,914
2010-11 Enrollment: 102
Year Major First Offered: 1982
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 92%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $182,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 4
Mentorship programs: 8
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $57,000

#19

University of South Florida

MS Entrepreneurship in Applied Tech

Tampa , FL
Tuition: $19,648
In-state tuition: $7,963
2010-11 Enrollment: 1,468
Year Major First Offered: 2005
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $340,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 5
Mentorship programs: 4
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $15,000

#20

Temple University

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute

Philadelphia, PA
Tuition: $31,914
In-state tuition: $21,492
2010-11 Enrollment: 419
Year Major First Offered: 1997
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 63%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $657,400
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 1
Mentorship programs: 5
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $132,750

#21

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Kansas City, MO
Tuition: $14,256
In-state tuition: $5,522
2010-11 Enrollment: 359
Year Major First Offered: 1998
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $678,500
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 29
Mentorship programs: 38
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $50,000

#22

University of Maryland, College Park

Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship & MTECH

College Park, MD
Tuition: $50,850
In-state tuition: $42,750
2010-11 Enrollment: 341
Year Major First Offered: 1986
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 87%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $598,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 4
Mentorship programs: 6
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $226,750

#23

Oklahoma State University

School of Entrepreneurship

Stillwater, OK
Tuition: $15,652
In-state tuition: $4,026
2010-11 Enrollment: 235
Year Major First Offered: 2007
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $225,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 2
Mentorship programs: 2
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $45,000

#24

Loyola Marymount University

The Entrepreneurship Program

Los Angeles, CA
2010-11 Enrollment: 100
Year Major First Offered: 1972
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $35,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 1
Mentorship programs: 2
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $5,000

#25

University of Oregon

Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship

Eugene, OR
Tuition: $19,470
In-state tuition: $14,058
2010-11 Enrollment: 37
Year Major First Offered: 1989
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 80%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $50,000
Number of entrepreneurship organizations and clubs: 2
Mentorship programs: 5
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $75,000

 

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