Online Community "Her Campus" Ranks Babson College Among Top Colleges For Entrepreneurship

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College has been named one of the top colleges for entrepreneurship by Her Campus in its 2013 College Rankings.

Ranked #4 in "The Future Zuckerbergs" category, Babson College was praised by Her Campus for its hands-on approach to entrepreneurial learning and the college's roster of successful entrepreneurs in the workforce such as Arthur Blank, the co-founder of The Home Depot, and William D. Green, former CEO of Accenture.

"At Babson, you become an entrepreneur whether you like it or not," says Her Campus.

The ranking highlights Babson's Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship course - a required first year course for all students in which they are given $3000 to start their own company and donate all profits to charity.

"This excellent hands-on approach is probably one reason Forbes named the school an "an entrepreneurial powerhouse," says Her Campus.

Her Campus quotes Babson Senior Kevin Liu, saying "Babson is a melting pot for creativity and innovation--fueling our #1 in our entrepreneurship ranking for nearly 20 years!"

Babson was ranked alongside top schools such as Rhode Island School of Design, MIT, Harvard, and Stanford.

A No. 1 leader in entrepreneurship for 20 consecutive years, Babson College is globally recognized and aims to provide students with a top-flight business education blending innovative, integrated and applied business and liberal arts programs with curricular and co-curricular learning experiences.

Her Campus is the #1 online community for college women. Written entirely by the nation's top college journalists - with 3,000+ contributors and counting - HerCampus.com features national content on Style, Health, Love, Life, and Career supplemented by local content from 200+ campus chapters across the country.

For more information, visit http://www.hercampus.com/life/campus-living/future-zuckerbergs 

About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds(tm). The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action(r) as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

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Media Contacts:
Michael Chmura, mchmura@babson.edu, 781-239-4549

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