Baruch College Ranked Among Top 25 Schools for Entrepreneurship, According to Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

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NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 21, 2010Baruch College has been placed at #17 on the “Top 25 Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurship” list released today by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. For the third year in a row, the College was chosen for this annual list from more than 2,000 schools surveyed by The Princeton Review for Entrepreneur magazine. Evaluations were based on key criteria such as 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.

With 500 enrolled students in Baruch’s entrepreneurship courses for Fall 2010, eight full-time faculty including three endowed chaired professors and 10 adjunct faculty, the entrepreneurship program at Baruch College stands as an educational leader in entrepreneurship in the country. Among the program’s faculty, Dr. Edward Rogoff is currently the 2010 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year.

Undergraduate and graduate academic programs in entrepreneurship at Baruch College are under the auspices of The Lawrence N. Field Programs in Entrepreneurship based at the Zicklin School of Business. In addition to academics, the Field Programs conduct internationally recognized research and offer an extensive array of counseling and consulting services through the Baruch Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Lawrence H. Field Center for Entrepreneurship.

This ranking follows several others over the last few weeks in which Baruch College was prominently featured, including U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Newsweek and the Princeton Review roundup of the nation’s “Best Colleges.”

 

CONTACT:    Jennifer Pauly, 646-660-6129; Jennifer.pauly@baruch.cuny.edu