B-schools with entrepreneurial flair

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

DePaul University
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Tuition: $53,928

Why we chose it: The Creativity Center, open to students, alumni and the business community, promotes the sharing of innovative business ideas, and DePaul fosters urban entrepreneurship through its inner city development and ethics programs. "They're very responsive to community needs," says Robert Chelle, director of the University of Dayton's Entrepreneurial Leadership Center. DePaul's reach has expanded into countries looking to foster entrepreneurship, including Estonia, Sweden, Taiwan, the Czech Republic, and Bahrain. DePaul students accompany faculty researching the outcomes of the business initiatives in these regions of the world.

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