The New York Times just released an article in its Small Business section, fielding additional research from a Fortune Small Business study, that analyzes the best places to learn entrepreneurship out of the 3,000 colleges that offer courses in the field.
For undergraduate entrepreneurial programs, the top ranked colleges were Babson College, Indiana University, Syracuse University, the University of Arizona, and the University of Pennsylvania. Those seeking the highest ranked schools for graduate entrepreneurial education should seek out Babson, Harvard, Indiana University, M.I.T., Stanford, Syracuse, the University of Arizona, University of California at Berkeley, UCLA, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Online entrepreneurial programs are another great place for busy entrepreneurs looking to build core small business building skills; the highest ranked online learning environments can be found via Boston University, the University of Houston at Victoria, the University of Wyoming, and Western Carolina University.
Engaging in cross-disciplinary studies is also a smart choice for entrepreneurs who need to get grounded in entrepreneurial basics and in an additional field of their choice; the topic programs for cross-disciplinary studies included Cornell, M.I.T., Stanford, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest.
Executive education programs that are time limited in nature and highly intensive are another smart route for busy entrepreneurs looking to elevate their "game" in meaningful ways. The top schools for executive education in entrepreneurism were Babson, Harvard, Northwestern, Stanford, the University of Chicago, and the University of Texas at Austin.
Shivonne Byrne, Innuity CMO