B-schools with entrepreneurial flair

These MBA programs blend real-world small-business know-how with top academics.

Northwestern University
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
kellogg.northwestern.edu
Tuition: $43,935

Why we chose it: Kellogg balances a strong tradition of entrepreneurship research with great teaching by seasoned entrepreneurs. (Professor Steve Rogers, a past Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, has twice been named professor of the year.) Northwestern's "high-quality faculty" stands out in the field, says Homer Erekson, dean of University of Missouri's School of Business. By adding practical new classes such as Entrepreneurial Selling, Kellogg has boosted enrollment in its entrepreneurship concentration. It is also one of the few schools that tracks its students' startup success rate. Of those who majored in entrepreneurship between 1997 and 2005, 85% either founded a company or became part of an entrepreneurial team within an average of two and a half years after business school graduation.

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