Tuition: $28,870 (In-state: $7,218)
Why we chose it: If you dream of commercializing new technologies, this school is hard to beat. Among the required courses needed to receive a certificate in entrepreneurship is a class in venture creation. The Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship cultivates entrepreneurial thinking and is strategically located next to the Advanced Technology Development Center to encourage collaboration between science and business students. "The walls are low here," says Associate Dean Nate Bennett. Tech has a joint program called the TI:GER (Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results) program with Emory University to bring MBA, Ph.D. and Law students together to launch inventions from the lab and bring them to market.
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