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Best for social entrepreneurs

Many entrepreneurs aim to give back to society while running a profit-making venture. These schools have found innovative ways to help students achieve that goal.

New York University
New York University
New York, NY
Tuition: N.A.

Why we chose it: The Stern School of Business is viewed as a trailblazer in designing programs for teaching socially responsible and economically viable entrepreneurship, based on research by assistant professor Jeffrey A. Robinson. NYU offers six MBA courses in social entrepreneurship, including one on corporate branding. Stern's business plan competition has a social track, and a new Venture Mentoring Program pairs students with leaders in social ventures. "There is a heightened social awareness at NYU," says dean F. Thomas Cooley. "Part of my mission is to engage the university with the environment in which we live."

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Columbia University

Cornell University

Duke University

Harvard University

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Stanford University

University of Arizona

University of California, Berkeley

University of Colorado at Boulder

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