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Miami University: No. 7 Entrepreneurship Program in the World


For the 16th year in a row, the Miami University John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship is ranked in the Top 10 among public undergraduate institutions by Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine!


This is the Altman Institutes highest ranking yet, which we believes emphasizes the exceptional value of their approach, and the supportive atmosphere that fosters the entrepreneurial spirit within the Miami University ecosystem.


What was once a single entrepreneurship course offered in 1992 now includes today: 50+ courses; 12 co-curricular programs; the John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship; three Entrepreneurship Centers (the Page Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, the Center for Social Entrepreneurship, and the Center for L.I.F.E.); two student-led investment funds; a funded internship program; a startup accelerator program; World Creativity & Innovation Week/Day (WCIW/D); and many others.


Impact of the Program:

  • 4,164 = Total number of undergraduate students taking entrepreneurship class offerings in 2022-23.

  • 530 = # of students enrolled as a co-major, co-minor or completing a certificate in 2022-23.

  • 116 = number of undergraduate majors represented in the program.

  • 400+ = students placed in internships in more than 100 companies, across 17 states, and three countries.

  • 571 = # of unique students who have developed an actionable business plan while at Miami University.

  • 155 = # of companies started by graduates in the last five years.

  • 820 = # of mentors who worked with students through a school sponsored program.

  • 12+ = the number of alumni startups to reach unicorn status.

  • 1 = the only university integrating Techstars® Startup Weekend into the curriculum.

  • 1 = the only university in Ohio to have a Venture Capital Investment Team, one of six selected teams in the midwest to compete, finishing Top three among 100 top business schools in five of the past six years.

  • 1 = the only university to be home to World Creativity Day/Week, the largest university-led celebration of creativity and innovation in the world, celebrated annually.



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