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Top 25 Undergrad Colleges & Business Schools of 2012 A listing of this year's top undergraduate programs.

By Entrepreneur Staff









#1 | Babson College
Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship
Babson Park, MA

Tuition: $41,888
2011-12 Enrollment: 2,007
Year Major First Offered: 1999
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 95%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $27,000,000
Recent grads who started a business: 6%
Mentorship programs: 5
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $78,500









#2 | Baylor University
Baylor Entrepreneurship Program
Waco, TX

Tuition: $33,716
2011-12 Enrollment: 300
Year Major First Offered: 1977
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $260,000
Recent grads who started a business: 67%
Mentorship programs: 11
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $30,000









#3 | University of Houston
Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship
Houston, TX

Tuition: $18,601
In-state tuition: $9,211
2011-12 Enrollment: 1,847
Year Major First Offered: 1995
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $95,000
Recent grads who started a business: 24%
Mentorship programs: 9
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $44,000









#4 | University of Southern California
Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Los Angeles, CA

Tuition: $42,818
2011-12 Enrollment: 1,170
Year Major First Offered: 1971
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 92%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $15,000
Recent grads who started a business: 50%
Mentorship programs: 3
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $157,000









#5 | Washington University in St. Louis
Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
St. Louis, MO

Tuition: $43,705
2011-12 Enrollment: 1,041
Year Major First Offered: 2003
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $500,000
Recent grads who started a business: 55%
Mentorship programs: 10
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $130,600









#6 | Brigham Young University
Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology
Provo, UT

Tuition: $4,710
2011-12 Enrollment: 88
Year Major First Offered: 1989
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 90%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $153,119
Recent grads who started a business: 50%
Mentorship programs: 20
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $211,400









#7 | University of Arizona
McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship
Tucson, AZ

Tuition: $26,231
In-state tuition: $10,035
2011-12 Enrollment: 1,500
Year Major First Offered: 1984
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 36%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $50,000
Recent grads who started a business: 28%
Mentorship programs: 7
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $5,000









#8 | Temple University
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute
Philadelphia, PA

Tuition: $23,422
In-state tuition: $13,596
2011-12 Enrollment: 405
Year Major First Offered: 1997
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 94%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $301,134
Recent grads who started a business: 14%
Mentorship programs: 5
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $149,300









#9 | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Chapel Hill, NC

Tuition: $28,446
In-state tuition: $7,694
2011-12 Enrollment: 375
Year Major First Offered: 1997
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 96%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $50,000
Recent grads who started a business: 8%
Mentorship programs: 3









#10 | University of Oklahoma
Center for Entrepreneurship
Norman, OK


Tuition: $18,978
In-state tuition: $7,340
2011-12 Enrollment: 238
Year Major First Offered: 2004
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $1,380,000
Recent grads who started a business: 7%
Mentorship programs: 6
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $45,000









#11 | Syracuse University
Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises
Syracuse, NY

Tuition: $39,004
2011-12 Enrollment: 1,835
Year Major First Offered: 1996
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 75%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $1,800,000
Recent grads who started a business: 12%
Mentorship programs: 6
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $155,000









#12 | University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Kansas City, MO

Tuition: $21,574
In-state tuition: $9,220
2011-12 Enrollment: 454
Year Major First Offered: 2006
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $360,000
Recent grads who started a business: 100%
Mentorship programs: 78
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $20,000









#13 | Northeastern University
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Boston, MA
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Tuition: $39,736
2011-12 Enrollment: 490
Year Major First Offered: 1980
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 95%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $1,880,000
Recent grads who started a business: 2%
Mentorship programs: 2
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $63,750









#14 | University of Maryland
Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship
College Park, MD

Tuition: $27,287
In-state tuition: $8,908
2011-12 Enrollment: 1,512
Year Major First Offered: 2009
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $345,380
Recent grads who started a business: 7%
Mentorship programs: 22
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $55,500









#15 | Clarkson University
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Potsdam, NY

Tuition: $38,610
2011-12 Enrollment: 368
Year Major First Offered: 1994
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $758,900
Recent grads who started a business: 20%
Mentorship programs: 7
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $476,150









#16 | Miami University
Institute for Entrepreneurship
Oxford, OH

Tuition: $29,158
In-state tuition: $13,595
2011-12 Enrollment: 545
Year Major First Offered: 2003
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $665,000
Recent grads who started a business: 5%
Mentorship programs: 7
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $44,000









#17 | University of Utah
David Eccles School of Business, The Pierre Lassonde Entrepreneurship Center
Salt Lake City, UT

Tuition: $22,642
In-state tuition: $7,213
2011-12 Enrollment: 86
Year Major First Offered: 2000
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 91%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $150,000
Recent grads who started a business: 5%
Mentorship programs: 17
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $27,500









#18 | University of Dayton
Entrepreneurial Leadership
Dayton, OH

Tuition: $33,400
2011-12 Enrollment: 300
Year Major First Offered: 1999
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 80%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $13,000
Recent grads who started a business: 15%
Mentorship programs: 7
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $140,000









#19 | Belmont University
Center for Entrepreneurship
Nashville, TN

Tuition: $26,130
2011-12 Enrollment: 188
Year Major First Offered: 2003
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 71%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $27,000
Recent grads who started a business: 44%
Mentorship programs: 10
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $45,000









#20 | DePaul University
Entrepreneurship Program
Chicago, IL

Tuition: $30,618
2011-12 Enrollment: 291
Year Major First Offered: 1985
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $75,000
Recent grads who started a business: 18%
Mentorship programs: 4
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $15,000









#21 | Baruch College, The City University of New York
Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship
New York, NY

Tuition: $15,030
In-state tuition: $5,910
2011-12 Enrollment: 530
Year Major First Offered: 1995
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 94%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $120,000
Recent grads who started a business: 22%
Mentorship programs: 3
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $500









#22 | Oklahoma State University
School of Entrepreneurship
Stillwater, OK

Tuition: $18,454
In-state tuition: $7,107
2011-12 Enrollment: 1,520
Year Major First Offered: 2008
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 90%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $45,000
Recent grads who started a business: 30%
Mentorship programs: 4
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $3,000









#23 | Bradley University
Robert and Carolyn Turner Center for Entrepreneurship
Peoria, IL

Tuition: $28,264
2011-12 Enrollment: 558
Year Major First Offered: 1996
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 100%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $352,000
Recent grads who started a business: 20%
Mentorship programs: 3
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $15,150









#24 | Lehigh University
Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Innovation
Bethlehem, PA

Tuition: $42,220
2011-12 Enrollment: 571
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 74%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $30,000
Recent grads who started a business: 1%
Mentorship programs: 17
Annual amount awarded in business plan competitions: $72,000









#25 | Texas Christian University
Neeley Entrepreneurship Program
Fort Worth, TX

Tuition: $34,590
2011-12 Enrollment: 1,052
Year Major First Offered: 2001
Percentage faculty who are entrepreneurs: 80%
Scholarships for entrepreneurship students: Yes
Scholarships money available: $636,460
Recent grads who started a business: 1%
Mentorship programs: 8

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