U.S. News & World Report Ranks SDSU’s Entrepreneurship Program Among Best in the Nation

Publication names San Diego State University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program as 8th best of all American public universities, 21st overall

U.S. News & World Report ranked the SDSU College of Business' undergraduate entrepreneurial program as the eighth best among the nation’s public universities and the 21st best program for all universities in the U.S. The ranking was disclosed in the publication’s annual Best Colleges Ranking, which also listed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Southern California and University of California Berkeley among the top 26 programs in the nation.

In addition, the publication ranked SDSU’s international business program as the fifth best among U.S. public universities and ninth best among all universities. This marks the ninth year in a row that SDSU’s international business program has been recognized as one of the best in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report determines the rank of business schools and their individual programs through a survey of business school deans and senior faculty from schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). SDSU’s was the only business school in San Diego County to have its individual programs named among the nation’s best.

The ranking of the College of Business Administration’s entrepreneurial program by U.S. News & World Report follows the publication of America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities by Forbes magazine in July 2015 which ranked SDSU as the sixth best public university and the 23rd best overall.

“SDSU’s College of Business Administration has a long and renown history of excellence in our entrepreneurial education programs and we are honored that U.S. News & World Report has recognized us as one of the nation’s best,” said Dr. Dennis Cradit, dean of SDSU’s College of Business Administration. “SDSU and the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center will continue our commitment to providing our students with the world-class educational resources necessary to establish successful businesses on a regional, national and global scale.”