Following are some of the top graduate entrepreneurship programs in the United States, according to a survey of more than 2,000 business schools by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine in 2011:

- The Darden School of Business was recognized as having one of the top 50 entrepreneurship programs in the United States, ranked 3rd in the graduate category of the survey. Evaluations are based on key criteria in the areas of teaching entrepreneurship business fundamentals in the classroom, staffing departments with successful entrepreneurs, excellence in mentorship, and providing experiential learning or entrepreneurial opportunities outside of the classroom as well as for non-traditional, distinguishable aspects of their programs.

- The University of South Florida's graduate entrepreneurship program is ranked 19th in the nation for 2011. USF's graduate program in entrepreneurship is ranked No. 3 among public universities in the Southeast, and it is the only Florida university, in addition to the only Big East university, to be included in the ranking of the top 25 graduate programs.

- For the sixth consecutive year, Tulane University's A. B. Freeman School of Business has been recognized as one of the top 25 schools in the country for graduate entrepreneurship education. It is ranked 14th on the list of the nation's top graduate programs for entrepreneurs in 2011.

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