DNEP cited as U-M is rated #8 in the country for "Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs"

December 7, 2021

The Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project (DNEP), which brings together small businesses with University of Michigan students, faculty and staff to solve business owners’ legal, financial, marketing, operational, and design challenges, was cited among other U-M programs in a Princeton Review-Entrepreneur magazine ranking of the "Top 50 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2022." U-M ranked #8, and #2 in the Midwest, noting, "U-M’s entrepreneurship offerings include interdisciplinary courses, programs, student organizations, and events that incorporate partnerships with startups and innovative ventures. This approach pushes students to apply their learning outcomes to current real-world problems." 

DNEP, a program of the Ford School's Center on Finance, Law & Policy, has been working with Detroit businesses since 2016.