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Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship

The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship has pioneered an approach to entrepreneurship education that teaches students to be entrepreneurial thinkers and doers. At the Close School, entrepreneurship is more than starting a company; entrepreneurship is a habit of mind, a skill set applicable in personal and career contexts. Ranked as the #12 undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the nation by The Princeton Review, the Close School prepares students for the 21st-century workforce, which will include experiences in new ventures, self-employment, corporate innovation, and the development of impactful social enterprises.

Welcome to the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship

This is a dynamic and diverse community of inquisitive scholars and thoughtful learners, each focused on creating an impact in the world around us. Under the guidance of our esteemed faculty and through close collaboration with your fellow classmates, we will help you to build the knowledge and skills needed to develop as a leader in a changing world.

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Advice For Incoming Students at the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship

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Close School Welcome to Admitted Students

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Discussing Philadelphia's Startup Scene - Lindsey Smith

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Entrepreneur Interview- Gaurang Bham

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Social Entrepreneurship in Philadelphia

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April Virtual Admitted Students Day Recording

Did you miss your Virtual Admitted Students Day? Hear about your new academic community during a recorded broadcast of the college and school welcome.

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Drexel's colleges and schools are offering exclusive virtual events for admitted students throughout April. Check your email for personal invitations to these informative events and contact a department representative with any questions.

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