NEW YORK, NY-September 26, 2012 – Baruch College has been placed at #21 on the “Top 25 Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurship” list released today by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. For the fifth 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.
Ranking evaluations were based on key criteria such as: 1) excellence in teaching entrepreneurship business fundamentals in broad range of entrepreneurship courses and incorporating entrepreneurial experiences of faculty and successful entrepreneurs into these courses; 2) excellence in research through scholarly writing and studying entrepreneurs in the U.S. and internationally; and 3) excellence in mentorship and providing experiential or entrepreneurial opportunities outside of the university.
With more than 500 enrolled students in Baruch’s entrepreneurship courses for Fall 2012, eight full-time faculty including three endowed chaired professors and 12 adjunct faculty, the entrepreneurship programs at Baruch College stands as a leader in entrepreneurship education in the country. The program’s faculty are experts in all aspects of entrepreneurship including entrepreneurial management, strategy, business plan writing, leadership, and communication relative to the business and within social, community, and family contexts.
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 N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship.
About Baruch College:
Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 3 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.
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