CSUSB Entrepreneurship program recognized again as a global leader by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine for 2024
Cal State San Bernardino notches it 3rd straight year of Top 50 global ranking and continues to be the leading CSU academic program in entrepreneurship graduate studies
CSUSB has moved from 44th place overall to 38th in Top Graduate Schools for Entrepreneurship, and continues as the #8 program in the West. CSUSB is the only California State University campus is the highest ranking CSU campus recognized in the rankings (Fresno State is the other), and one of only five universities in California to make the list.
"Since we debuted this project nearly two decades ago, the number of colleges and universities offering courses or degrees in entrepreneurship has grown tremendously as has student interest in becoming entrepreneurs," said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review's editor in chief. "We highly recommend the stellar schools that made our entrepreneurship studies ranking lists for 2024. Their faculties are outstanding. Their programs have robust experiential components. Their students have access to extraordinary tools, resources, and mentoring that will serve them well into their careers."
“Entrepreneurship studies at CSUSB continue to evolve and grow,” said Mike Stull, professor of entrepreneurship. “We have created an innovative approach to graduate education in both our Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the MBA program that excels at preparing students to be the future entrepreneurs of our region and beyond. Additionally, we have a robust ecosystem that supports and encourages experiential learning and startup activity. We think and dream big here in the IE.”
This ecosystem includes the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) – one of the largest university-based centers for entrepreneurship in the world – and the globally recognized CSUSB School of Entrepreneurship – the only school of its kind in California. Stull serves as the founding school director and the IECE’s program director.
"Entrepreneurs know that the best ideas often come from competition and pressure," says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine. "Higher education is a great example of that. As more schools build out world-class entrepreneurship programs, their energy, excitement, and powerful resources only grow — making the schools on our list the best at helping young leaders develop into tomorrow's world-changers."
Stull said entrepreneurship is booming both on campus and in the Inland Empire. “If you are interested in studying entrepreneurship here in California, CSUSB is one of the leaders in preparing the next generation of innovators.”