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Dallas entrepreneurs, take note. The University of Texas at Dallas is near the top of its class among the country's best entrepreneurship programs.
UTD's Naveen Jindal School of Management appears at No. 12 for best graduate entrepreneurship program and No. 25 for best undergraduate entrepreneurship program on new lists from The Princeton Review.
“The rate of entrepreneurship and business creation has hit record highs in recent years,” says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, which published The Princeton Review rankings. “We’re seeing more people seeking insight on how to become successful entrepreneurs. With this list of schools, aspiring entrepreneurs have a valuable reference for exploring schools that excel at helping young leaders expand their business skillsets and networks with an entrepreneurial ecosystem.”
Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business appears at No. 1 on the best graduate programs for entrepreneurs.
University of Houston's C.T. Bauer College of Business shows up at No. 1 in the ranking of the best undergraduate programs for entrepreneurs.
The Princeton Review notes that graduates of Rice’s entrepreneurship program have raised more than $1.2 billion in funding for their startups over the past five years. During the same timeframe, UH entrepreneurship alumni have launched 779 startups.
Other Texas schools featured in The Princeton Review rankings include:
- University of Texas at Austin, No. 5 for best graduate entrepreneurship program and No. 2 for best undergraduate entrepreneurship program
- Texas A&M University-College Station, No. 24 for best graduate entrepreneurship program and No. 36 for best undergraduate entrepreneurship program
- Baylor University in Waco, No. 6 for best undergraduate entrepreneurship program
- Texas Tech University in Lubbock, No. 12 for best undergraduate entrepreneurship program
This article originally appeared on our sister site, InnovationMap.