Wake Forest Schools of Business Ranks #23 in Nation for Entrepreneurship

9.21.2010 Entrepreneurship, News Release, School News

Winston-Salem, NC – Wake Forest University Schools of Business once again ranks among the top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation by The Princeton Review for Entrepreneur magazine. Wake Forest ranked 23rd, beating out more than 2,000 programs across the country.

The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur eighth annual survey evaluated Wake Forest on key criteria in the areas of teaching entrepreneurship business fundamentals in the classroom, staffing departments with successful entrepreneurs, excellence in mentorship and providing experiential or entrepreneurial opportunities outside of the classroom, as well as non-traditional distinguishable aspects of the program.

“It is a tribute to our great faculty and students who have a genuine interest in pursuing the opportunities that an entrepreneurial career can bring, and investing their time and energy to help grow our portfolio of world class entrepreneurial activities,” said Stan Mandel, Executive Professor and Director of the Angell Center for Entrepreneurship at Wake Forest. “We are proud to be ranked again, as it marks the 10th consecutive year we have been recognized by The Princeton Review.”

“The ranking provides a unique look at top schools that offer the type of training, encouragement and direction that nurtures entrepreneurial skills,” said Amy Cosper, Vice President and Editor in Chief at Entrepreneur. “It’s an excellent resource for those interested in academics as a pathway to their goals, and it can help tremendously in the discovery profess to finding the right program.”

The results of the survey, along with the analysis, appear in the October issue of Entrepreneur, available today, Sept. 21. You can also see the more information on (www.entrepreneur.com/topcolleges.)