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updated 12/9/2013 10:45:45 AM ET 2013-12-09T15:45:45

As entrepreneurship is becoming a mainstream career path, more people are heading to school to learn Startup 101. And colleges are taking note.

Today there are more than 2,364 post-secondary institutions offering entrepreneurship and small business certificates, up a whopping 906 percent from 10 years ago, according to for-profit Rasmussen College

Related: What Business Schools Don't Teach Students But Should

People are taking advantage of these offerings with 600,000 students taking at least one class focused on entrepreneurship a year. For these students, it seems to help them pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Of those that took at least one entrepreneurial course, 51 percent worked at a startup and 39 percent founded a company, as opposed to the 35 percent and 26 percent who did not take a course respectively.

Want to know more titillating facts about entrepreneurship taking over colleges? Check out the infographic below presented by Rasmussen College and designed by creative agency Column Five.

 

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