Princeton Review Names Entrepreneurship Program to Top 10

September 2014

In its latest rankings, released today, The Princeton Review named the Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Farmer School of Business #10 on its list of "Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Programs for 2015." This is the seventh consecutive year the Institute has been included in the prestigious Top Twenty-Five list.

The Institute was also ranked in the Top Five schools for "Catering to undergrads who want to be tech innovators." Brett Smith, Director, Institute for Entrepreneurship & Founding Director, Center for Social Entrepreneurship, remarked, "Our Top 10 ranking is a direct result of four groups…. The dedication of our faculty- all of whom are entrepreneurs; our alumni - whose success is exceeded only by their commitment to the Institute; the hundreds of mentors and supporters who give of their time, talent and resources; and our students - representing 80 different majors, but united in their desire to live what they have learned. We are proud of the ranking, and humbled by the extraordinary group of people who have brought us to this new level."

Matt Myers, Farmer School Dean and Mitchell P. Rales Chair of Business Leadership, added, "The Institute is an outstanding example of what is right with higher education - collaboration, experiential learning, a wide diversity of voices and thought. With students, faculty, alumni and mentors working as a team."

Rankings are based on surveys sent to school administrators at more than 2,000 institutions. Factors involved in the evaluation include: commitment to entrepreneurship both in and out of the classroom, number of mentorship programs, scholarship funding, grants and successful involvement in entrepreneurial endeavors by students, faculty and alumni.

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