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.

University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
haas.berkeley.edu
Tuition: N.A.

Why we chose it: Berkeley students started the Global Social Venture Competition in 1999. The contest gives MBA students worldwide the opportunity to network with professionals and each other, while developing sustainable business plans focused on giving back. "Berkeley zeroes in on global opportunities that target major social problems," says Jerome Engel, executive director of Berkeley's Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Students may join clubs such as Net Impact, Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative, and Students for a Greener Berkeley, all of which promote environmentalism.

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