The Emerson Experience in Entrepreneurship, known as E3, is a yearlong immersive program in the study of entrepreneurship teaching students how to build and launch a new business venture. Throughout their year in the program, students will test for market sustainability, craft business plans, present a business pitch, and engage with mentors.

  • 150

    Number of businesses designed through the program since 2011

  • 30%

    Our program's success rate—25 percent higher than the majority of nationwide college programs

  • 20

    Number of credits required to complete the Entrepreneurial Studies minor

Students learn what it means to be an entrepreneur in a journey from the classroom into the world of entrepreneurship to understand the role of the entrepreneur in a for-profit venture, a non-profit organization, or as a social entrepreneur or an intrapreneur bringing innovation to a large corporate environment. Students in the Entrepreneurial Studies program develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, craft business plans, calculate startup costs, develop pitch presentations and engage partners and resources for their ventures. 

Emerson’s Entrepreneurship Program is on the Forbes Magazine List of Top 20 Most Entrepreneurial Colleges in America.

From an Idea to a Launch: E3 Expo

About E3 Expo

E3 Expo serves as the capstone of Emerson’s entrepreneurial program.

Previous E3 Expo Winners

With prizes and scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $5,000, students bring their A-game to E3 Expo.

Past Events and Highlights

Flip through photos captured from previous Expo events.

The Emerson Experience in Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship Experience is not just a class—it’s a community of industrious, passionate, and bold problem-solvers.