UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School



  • 2013: No. 7, Entrepreneurship, Best Undergraduate Business Programs, U.S. News and World Report
  • 2012: No. 8, Entrepreneurship, Top Undergraduate Business Schools by Specialty, Bloomberg Businessweek
  • 2011: Top 10, Entrepreneurship Research Productivity World Rankings, Neeley School of Business (TCU)
  • 2011: No. 10, Top Graduate Entrepreneurship Programs, U.S. News and World Report
  • 2010: No. 5, Top Business Schools for Private Equity, Private Equity Blogger
  • 2010: No. 20, Top Graduate Entrepreneurship Programs, Entrepreneur Magazine
  • 2004: No. 1, “America’s Most Entrepreneurial Campuses,” Princeton Review and Forbes.com


  • 2014: 3rd Place VCIC Global Finals, 1st Place SE Regional Finals
  • 2010: 3rd Place VCIC Global Finals, 1st Place SE Regional Finals
  • 2010: UNC-Charlotte’s Five Ventures, First Place (Venture: nKind)
  • 2010: Wake Forest Elevator Pitch Competition, First Place Social Track (Venture: AutismSpere)
  • 2010: Oak Ridge National Lab Global Venture Challenge, 2nd Runner Up (Team: Identizyme)
  • 2009: Rice University Business Plan Competition, Life Sciences Award (Venture: Next Ray)

Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC)

  • 2009: International Champions
  • 2008-2010: Southeast Regional Champions
  • 2003: National Champions
  • 2002: National 2nd Place

Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC)

  • 2008: Award for Excellence in Specialty Entrepreneurship Education for the Venture Capital Investment Competition
  • 2007: Award for Excellence in Enterprise Creation for the Launching the Venture program
  • 2005: NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

United States Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (USASBE)

  • 2004: National Instructional Pedagogy Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education

Council for Entrepreneurial Development

  • 2005: Entrepreneurial Excellence Award for Community Impact

Named host:

  • 2008: Babson/Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC)
  • 2005: National Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (NCEC) Directors Conference