2020 Best Colleges for Entrepreneurial Studies
Approximately 8,522 entrepreneurial studies degrees were awarded to students last year in the United States. With so many options it can be difficult finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Entrepreneurial Studies ranking analyzed 56 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in entrepreneurial studies. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 8 schools for Entrepreneurial Studies students.
Choosing a Great Entrepreneurial Studies School
The entrepreneurship program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.
Overall Quality is a Must
A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.
Over 80% of the schools in this list are in the top 14% of our overall quality ranking while the lowest ranked school on the list is still in the top 18%.
Better Early and Mid Career Salaries
Entrepreneurial Studies graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. While the average entrepreneurial studies bachelors degree from U.S. colleges results in an average starting salary of $37,907, graduates of colleges on this list average $43,614.
Other Factors We Consider
In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:
- Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Entrepreneurial Studies students vs. other majors.
- Major Popularity - How many other entrepreneurial studies students choose this school.
- Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized entrepreneurial studies related accrediting body.
Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Entrepreneurial Studies students.
Best Schools to Study Entrepreneurial Studies in United States
Top 10 Best Entrepreneurship Colleges
Brown University is a wonderful decision for students interested in a Entrepreneurial Studies degree. Located in the city Providence, Brown is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of 11 out of 1,727 colleges nationwide means Brown is a great college overall.
For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, Brown also offers a Doctor's Degree (Research / Scholarship) in entrepreneurial studies. Graduates from the entrepreneurial studies major at Brown University make $20,440 above the typical graduate in this field shortly after graduation.More… Request Information
It's hard to beat University of San Francisco if you wish to pursue entrepreneurial studies as a major. USFCA is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of San Francisco. This college ranks 191st out of 1,727 schools for overall quality in the state of California.
For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, USFCA also offers a Master's Degree in entrepreneurial studies. Soon after getting their bachelor's degree, entrepreneurship students usually earn about $36,800 at the beginning of their careers.More… Request Information
Baylor University is a good option for students pursuing a Entrepreneurial Studies major. Located in the midsize city Waco, Baylor is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population. This college ranks 172nd out of 1,727 schools for overall quality in the state of Texas.
There are roughly 103 entrepreneurial studies undergraduates studying this degree at Baylor. Students from the entrepreneurial studies degree program at Baylor University make $2,740 above the average college graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.More… Request Information
Syracuse University is one of the finest schools in the country for entrepreneurial studies. Located in the midsize city Syracuse, Syracuse is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of 107 out of 1,727 colleges nationwide means Syracuse is a great college overall.
In addition to its bachelor's programs, Syracuse offers a Master's Degree in entrepreneurial studies. Graduates from the entrepreneurial studies degree program at Syracuse University make $9,540 more than the typical graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.More… Request Information
Located in the large suburb Saint Louis, WUSTL is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of 19 out of 1,727 schools nationwide means WUSTL is a great school overall.
There are about 26 entrepreneurial studies undergrads studying this degree at WUSTL.More… Request Information
Clarkson is a small private not-for-profit school located in the remote town of Potsdam. A Best Colleges rank of 135 out of 1,727 schools nationwide means Clarkson is a great school overall.
A preferred major for entrepreneurial studies undergrads, there are about 28 learners studying this program at Clarkson. Grads of the entrepreneurship program state that they receive average early career income of $38,400.More… Request Information
Baruch is a large public school located in the city of New York. This college ranks 306th out of 1,727 schools for overall quality in the state of New York.
There are roughly 88 entrepreneurial studies undergraduates studying this degree at Baruch. Graduates of the entrepreneurship program make about $31,500 in their early career salary.More… Request Information
Located in the suburb Smithfield, Bryant is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. This school ranks 189th out of 1,727 schools for overall quality in the state of Rhode Island.
A favorite choice for entrepreneurial studies undergrads, there are about 21 individuals enrolled in this program at Bryant. Students who graduate from this program state that they receive average early career earnings of $35,500.More… Request Information
Located in the suburb Elon, Elon is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of 106 out of 1,727 schools nationwide means Elon is a great school overall.
With 27 undergrads, Elon University is one of most popular colleges to study entrepreneurship in United States.More… Request Information
Located in the city Boston, Suffolk is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population. This college ranks 429th out of 1,727 colleges for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.
For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, Suffolk also offers a Master's Degree in entrepreneurial studies. Soon after graduation, entrepreneurship students generally earn an average of $42,900 in the first five years of their career.More… Request Information
Entrepreneurial Studies by Region
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Rankings in Majors Related to Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial Studies is one of 21 different types of Business, Management & Marketing programs to choose from.
Majors Similar to Entrepreneurship
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||399,810|
|Finance & Financial Management||56,960|
Notes and References
- The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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