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Entrepreneurs

With Entrepreneurship in Vogue, Colleges Beef Up Offerings (Infographic)

- Entrepreneur Staff
Special Projects Director and Founder of This Dog's Life
1 min read

As entrepreneurship is becoming a mainstream career path, more people are heading to school to learn Startup 101. And colleges are taking note.

Today there are more than 2,364 post-secondary institutions offering entrepreneurship and small business certificates, up a whopping 906 percent from 10 years ago, according to for-profit Rasmussen College

Related: What Business Schools Don't Teach Students But Should

People are taking advantage of these offerings with 600,000 students taking at least one class focused on entrepreneurship a year. For these students, it seems to help them pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Of those that took at least one entrepreneurial course, 51 percent worked at a startup and 39 percent founded a company, as opposed to the 35 percent and 26 percent who did not take a course respectively.

Want to know more titillating facts about entrepreneurship taking over colleges? Check out the infographic below presented by Rasmussen College and designed by creative agency Column Five.

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With Entrepreneursenhip in Vogue, Colleges Beef Up Offerings (Infographic)

 

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