Tec de Monterrey is ranked 14th in entrepreneurship worldwide

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The new ranking The Princeton Review's Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2018 analyzed the level of institutional commitment to entrepreneurship.

Tecnológico de Monterrey has the 14th best undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the world, according to the new ranking The Princeton Review's Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2018.

For the study, published by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur, researchers examined the entrepreneurship programs of more than 300 institutions. The analysis’ outcome are two lists with the 25 best schools, one for undergraduate and other for graduate programs.

Tecnológico de Monterrey has remained in the Top 25 of undergraduate entrepreneurship studies for three years and this is the first time it enters the Top 15. The institution is the only one outside the United States that participates in the evaluation, and has been climbing up from the place 23 to 17 and now to 14.

"At Tecnológico de Monterrey, the support destined for entrepreneurship has experienced a significant boost in the last two years. There is a strong participation of students in the most relevant competitions carried out by prestige organizations and institutions (...). In addition, there is a wide range of challenges and competitions available to students in order to strengthen their strategy of entrepreneurship," stated the institution.

The Princeton Review carried a survey in the middle of the year asking schools about the levels of commitment to entrepreneurship inside and outside the classroom.

Among the topics examined are the percentage of faculty, students, and alumni who have been successful as entrepreneurs; the number and scope of mentoring programs; scholarships for entrepreneurship studies; and the level of institutional support for business plan competitions.

“These colleges and business schools have superb entrepreneurship programs. We highly recommend them to any applicant aspiring to launch a business. Their faculties are truly engaged in entrepreneurism. Their courses are rich with in-class and out-of-class experiential components, and the financial and networking support their students and programs receive via donors and alumni is extraordinary,” said Robert Franek, The Princeton Review's Editor-in-Chief.

Top 25 undergraduate schools for entrepreneurship

  1. Babson College
  2. University of Houston
  3. Brigham Young University (UT)
  4. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  5. Bernard Beruch College, The City University of New York
  6. Northeastern University
  7. Washington University in St. Louis
  8. University of Maryland
  9. Baylor University
  10. Temple University
  11. University of Dayton
  12. The University of Oklahoma
  13. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  14. Tecnológico de Monterrey
  15. University of Utah
  16. Syracuse University
  17. The University of Iowa
  18. Miami University
  19. North Carolina State University
  20. Ball State University
  21. University of Kansas
  22. DePaul University
  23. Loyola Marymount University
  24. Oklahoma State University
  25. Drexel University