The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine has released the eighth annual ranking of the nation's top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate programs for entrepreneurship. Schools were evaluated based on criteria in the areas of teaching entrepreneurship business fundamentals in the classroom; staffing departments with successful entrepreneurs; and other aspects.

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. The Baylor entrepreneurship program is one of the oldest programs of its kind in the nation.

For the sixth-straight year, the University of Dayton is ranked as one of the top 15 undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the US. It is ranked 12th in the nation and is the highest-ranked undergraduate program among Catholic universities nationwide and among all schools in the Midwest (Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois).

Bradley University has been recognized as having one of the top entrepreneurship programs in the country, rated 20th in the annual ranking of the top 25 undergraduate programs for entrepreneurship, in the survey of more than 2,000 institutions.

Xavier University was distinguished as one of the top schools in the country for undergraduate entrepreneurship programs, ranked 25th. This is the eighth year in a row Xavier has been recognized as having one of the best entrepreneurship programs in the nation. Xavier is ranked along with leading schools such as the University of Houston, Baylor, Notre Dame and the University of Southern California.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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