Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business
Ranks No. 3 in Nation for Entrepreneurship
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2011) - The undergraduate
entrepreneurship program at Baylor
University’s Hankamer School of Business is ranked No. 3 in the
country from among more than 2,000 schools surveyed by The Princeton Review for Entrepreneur
“The continued high ranking of our entrepreneurship
program is a testament to our faculty who promote the highest standards of
scholarship and instill in our students the skills and knowledge they need to
succeed,” said Terry S. Maness, D.B.A., dean of the Hankamer School of Business.
The eighth annual ranking reveals the nation’s top 25 undergraduate
and top 25 graduate programs for entrepreneurship. School
were evaluated based on teaching entrepreneurship business fundamentals in the
classroom, staffing departments with successful entrepreneurs, excellence in
mentorship, providing experiential or entrepreneurial opportunities outside of
the classroom, as well as non-traditional, distinguishable aspects of the
“We are very pleased that
our entrepreneurship program continues to be recognized among the elite
entrepreneurship programs in the world,” said Kendall Artz, Ph.D., professor
of management and entrepreneurship, director of the Baylor Entrepreneurship
Program and chairman of the department of management and entrepreneurship at
magazine’s ranking is particularly meaningful, as their evaluation
process considers not just program reputation, but instead a wide range of
objective data that assesses program breadth, depth and impact.”
The Baylor entrepreneurship program, one of the oldest
programs of its kind in the nation, provides students
at the undergraduate and graduate level, with a high-quality education. The
department has nationally recognized faculty in strategic management,
organizational behavior, human resource management, entrepreneurship,
operations and international business.
Students majoring in entrepreneurship
generally aspire to start or secure employment in a business having high
growth-potential. The major assists students in identifying viable career
options in entrepreneurship, expanding their basic knowledge of the
entrepreneurial process and developing a repertoire of venture management
skills. A major emphasis of the program involves contact with successfully
practicing entrepreneurs and on-site business consulting.
About Baylor University
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked
research institution, classified as such with “high research
activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The
university provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000
students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international
reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and
scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of
Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in
Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more
than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally
recognized academic divisions.
About Hankamer School of
Baylor University’s Hankamer School
of Business provides a rigorous academic experience, consisting of classroom
and hands-on learning, guided by Christian commitment and a global perspective.
Recognized nationally for several programs, including Entrepreneurship and
Accounting, the school offers 24 undergraduate and 13 graduate areas of study.
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