By the Numbers

Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship:

Curriculum:

  • 12 Courses in the MBA curriculum qualify for the Entrepreneurship Concentration
  • 96% MBA graduates completed at least one course in entrepreneurship
  • 30% MBA graduates completed an Entrepreneurship Concentration 

Student Involvement:

  • 100+ direct connections sourced between MBA students and advanced entrepreneurs
  • 100% of the entrepreneurship students have the opportunity to be mentored by an advanced entrepreneur through the Entrepreneurial Leadership Connection
  • 4 clubs/organizations at Rollins College are affiliated with traditional and social entrepreneurship

Rollins Venture Challenge:

  • 16 teams participated in the Venture Plan Competition
  • 18 individuals participated in the Elevator Pitch Competition
  • $41,500 in prize money was awarded to winners of the 2012-13 Venture Plan Challenge Competitions
  • 30% of past Venture Plan Competition winners have successfully launched new ventures 

Faculty:

  • 100% of the entrepreneurship faculty have started, invested in or operated a successful entrepreneurial venture
  • 4 books in two languages have been written by entrepreneurship faculty
  • 100+ articles have been published by entrepreneurship faculty

Rankings:

Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship:

  • 22nd in the nation and 1st in Florida for Graduate Programs by Entrepreneur Magazine and the Princeton Review in 2010
  • 24th in the nation and 1st in Florida for Graduate Programs by Entrepreneur Magazine and the Princeton Review in 2009

Crummer Graduate School of Business:

  • 44th in the nation # 1 and in Florida by Bloomberg BusinessWeek for part-time MBA programs in 2011
  • 46th in the nation and #1 in Florida by Forbes for return on investment in 2011
  • 19th in the nation and #1 in Florida by Leadership Excellence Magazine as a top leadership development educator
  • Featured in the 2013 edition of Princeton Review’s “The Best 296 Business Schools”

Rollins College:

  • #1 regional university in the South by U.S. News & World Report