B-schools with entrepreneurial flair

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

University of Arizona
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Tuition: $26,074 (In-state: $15,268)

Why we chose it: Our goal is not simply to launch ventures - it's to get students passionate about an idea, and help them develop the skills to make it a reality, says Sherry Hoskinson, director of Arizona's McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship and a well-respected champion of the discipline. Arizona emphasizes real work experience by placing interns in nascent companies to expose them to industries related to their own entrepreneurial goals. About one in ten entrepreneurship program graduates currently helm their own companies, according to the university's website.

Also appears in:  Double Majors | Social entrepreneurship | Undergrads

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