B-schools with entrepreneurial flair

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

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
lallyschool.rpi.edu
Tuition: $34,900

Why we chose it: Under the direction of entrepreneurship champion Jeanne Stefanik, the school's Severino Center for Technological Entreprenership, and its Tech Valley Collegiate Business Plan Competition have ignited startup creation on campus and in the surrounding community. RPI has been a pioneer among tech schools in promoting women's entrepreneurship. Stefanik's Women in Entrepreneurship Seminar Series connects students with successful female entrepreneurs during brief conferences designed to fit into women's crowded schedules.

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