University of California, Berkeley offers a Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship through its Haas School of Business. The MBA degree program specifically prioritizes entrepreneurship, which is part of the reason it tops this list. It is designed to equip graduates with the resources to explore the venture capital world, launch their own enterprises, or lead startups. Course offerings include Life as an Entrepreneur, New Venture Finance, and The Startup Lab. The school also hosts speaker series in Private Equity, Social Impact, and Venture Capital. Students interested in social change, start-ups, and venture design may engage in the Social Impact Disco, a single-weekend course with team formations, guest speakers, group presentations, hackathons, and more.
UC Berkeley is a founding member of the Association of American Universities. Berkeley's research institutes include the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and the Space Sciences Laboratory. The university is often noted for producing a large number of entrepreneurs. Berkeley alumni have founded or co-founded companies including, Apple, eBay, Intel, and Tesla. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University at No. 24 in Most Innovative Schools, No. 22 in National Universities, and No. 2 in Top Public Schools. The Haas School of Business ranks sixth overall and fifth in Entrepreneurship at the graduate level.