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584 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A graduate certificate in entrepreneurship is offered at 67 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 41% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 7.0% of entrepreneurship graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Entrepreneurship Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 584 students earned their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship. This makes it the 32nd most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in entrepreneurship at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,695
Basic Certificate 3,572
Master’s Degree 1,171
Associate’s Degree 880
Graduate Certificate 584
Undergraduate Certificate 502
Doctor’s Degree 23

Earnings of Entrepreneurship Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for entrepreneurship majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for entrepreneurship students who are graduate certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship. About 55.1% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 262
Women 322
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Entrepreneurship

The racial-ethnic distribution of entrepreneurship graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 176
Hispanic or Latino 30
White 284
International Students 41
Other Races/Ethnicities 40
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate Students

There are 67 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in entrepreneurship. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
183 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for entrepreneurship students seekinga graduate certificate is University of Iowa. Roughly 31,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,073 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,079 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 183 people received their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship from Iowa. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 48% were women.

#2

Strayer University - Global Region

Washington, District of Columbia
161 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
83% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Strayer University - Global Region comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in entrepreneurship. Each year, around 11,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,320 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,940 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 161 graduate certificates were handed out to entrepreneurship majors at Strayer University - Global Region. Around 83% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 73% were women.

#3

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, Pennsylvania
36 Yearly Graduations
28% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

West Chester University of Pennsylvania comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in entrepreneurship. Each year, around 17,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,716 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,288 per year.

The entrepreneurship program at West Chester University of Pennsylvania awarded 36 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 28% were women.

#4

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
25 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for entrepreneurship majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Texas A&M University - College Station. Roughly 68,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 graduate certificates were handed out to entrepreneurship majors at Texas A&M College Station. About 56% of this group were women, and 4% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Rosemont College

Rosemont, Pennsylvania
23 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for entrepreneurship majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Rosemont College. Each year, around 900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $19,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,510 per year.

The entrepreneurship program at Rosemont College awarded 23 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 83% were women and 48% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
19 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Wisconsin - Madison comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in entrepreneurship. Roughly 44,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

The entrepreneurship program at University of Wisconsin - Madison awarded 19 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 42% were women and 5% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

University of North Georgia

Dahlonega, Georgia
13 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Georgia comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in entrepreneurship. Each year, around 19,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,898 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,140 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 people received their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship from UNG. Around 23% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 69% were women.

10 Yearly Graduations
30% Women

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in entrepreneurship. Each year, around 28,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,788 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,583 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship from University of Oklahoma.

#9

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon
8 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Portland State University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in entrepreneurship. Roughly 25,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,462 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,718 per year.

The entrepreneurship program at Portland State University awarded 8 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 62% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for entrepreneurship majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Oklahoma State University - Main Campus. Roughly 24,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,366 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,531 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 graduate certificates were handed out to entrepreneurship majors at OSU. About 57% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Strayer University - Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia
7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women

Strayer University - Georgia is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in entrepreneurship. Roughly 8,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,320 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,940 per year.

The entrepreneurship program at Strayer University - Georgia awarded 7 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

#10

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs, New York
7 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for entrepreneurship majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is SUNY Empire State College. Roughly 10,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship from SUNY Empire. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 43% were women.

#13

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
6 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

George Washington University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in entrepreneurship. Roughly 27,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 graduate certificates were handed out to entrepreneurship majors at GWU. Of these students, 17% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Strayer University - District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia
6 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Strayer University - District of Columbia is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in entrepreneurship. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,320 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,940 per year.

The entrepreneurship program at Strayer University - District of Columbia awarded 6 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#15

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

University Park, Pennsylvania
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in entrepreneurship. Each year, around 0 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,484 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,682 per year.

The entrepreneurship program at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus awarded 5 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 40% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Strayer University - Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

Strayer University - Alabama is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in entrepreneurship. Roughly 1,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,320 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,940 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificates were handed out to entrepreneurship majors at Strayer University - Alabama. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#15

Seattle University

Seattle, Washington
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

Seattle University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in entrepreneurship. Each year, around 7,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $45,765 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,280 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship from Seattle U.

#15

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
5 Yearly Graduations
20% Women

The 15th most popular school in the country for entrepreneurship majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Milwaukee School of Engineering. Each year, around 2,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,407 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $22,680 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship from MSOE.

#15

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
5 Yearly Graduations

Capella University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in entrepreneurship. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship from Capella University.

#15

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan
5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for entrepreneurship majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Wayne State University. Each year, around 26,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,024 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,285 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their graduate certificate in entrepreneurship from Wayne State. Of these students, 60% were women and 60% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to entrepreneurship that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 4,965
Human Resource Management 1,510
Management Sciences & Methods 1,451
Accounting 1,089
Finance & Financial Management 631

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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