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Top 5 Entrepreneurship Colleges in US

Vince Lombardi, the famed American football coach said,

Leaders are made, not born.

Entrepreneurship programs across the globe aim to train and groom business leaders to build and sustain a successful company. You would do well to enrol in one of these top entrepreneurship programs that empower you to be the future CEOs, founders and directors.

Babson College, Wellesley, MA

Established in 1978, the entrepreneurship centre at Babson College boasts of 38 courses that train undergraduates in different disciplines related to starting a business venture. 100% of its faculty have been involved in setting up, buying or running a successful business.

The success of more than 70 mentors who work with the students through the program can be gauged by the fact the in the last five years its students have started more than 300 companies, together raising funding worth $35 million.

The college has consistently ranked No. 1 in The Princeton Review Rankings among entrepreneurship programs since 2016.

C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston

Starting with writing a business plan to funding and capitalization, the C.T. Bauer College has some 52 entrepreneurship related courses for the undergrad aspirants. 100% of its faculty have successfully set up, bought or run a business venture in their past avatar. Now they pass on this wisdom to the aspiring entrepreneur.

The college has a pool of more than 380 mentors who work with the students through the program. In the past 5 years, its students have started more than 275 companies and raised more than $40 million through funding.

The college has been ranked No. 2 in The Princeton Review Rankings among entrepreneurship programs for 2018. The university was among top 100 in the global QS rankings.

Bernard Baruch College, The City University of New York

Even though the college offers just 16 entrepreneurship related undergraduate courses, its students have started more than 800 companies in the past five years, raising more than $1.7 billion in funding.

81% of the college’s faculty have successfully set up, bought or run a business venture. The college also has more than 80 mentors who work with the students through the program.

The college has been ranked No. 5 in The Princeton Review Rankings among entrepreneurship programs for 2018.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

This 200 years old university established its entrepreneurship centre in 1999 and offers more than 50 entrepreneurship courses to the undergrads. 63% of its faculty have successfully set up, bought or run a business venture.

The students have the advantage of guidance from almost 375 mentors who work with them through the school program. The students here have started more than 300 companies in past 5 years, raising more than $65 million through funding.

The University was ranked 25 in global QS rankings 2017. The college has been ranked No. 4 in The Princeton Review Rankings among entrepreneurship programs for 2018.

Baylor University, Waco, Texas

The entrepreneurship centre of Baylor University started in 1977 and offers 31 courses for undergraduates. 100% of its faculty boast of an entrepreneurial experience, which they pass on to their students.

175 mentors work with the students through the program, which has enabled its graduates to start more than 280 companies over the past five years, raising $50 million in funding.

The college has been ranked No. 9 in The Princeton Review Rankings among entrepreneurship programs for 2018.

Every year these colleges let loose thousands of young entrepreneurs into the world economy. As you can see from the numbers discussed here, most of them go on to build successful companies. Are you destined to be one of them?