About the McGuire Center

About the McGuire Center


Established in 1984 as one of the first university-based centers for entrepreneurship, the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship is among only a handful of entrepreneurship programs in the nation that has maintained top-tier rankings in both undergraduate and graduate rankings in all major surveys for the last decade.


national ranking for public undergraduate entrepreneurship programs
U.S. News & World Report, 2021


national ranking for public graduate entrepreneurship programs
U.S. News & World Report, 2021


The McGuire Center, a pioneer in entrepreneurship education, continues to be recognized as one of the nation’s elite entrepreneurship centers, offering a variety of rigorous and enriching educational opportunities to more than 1,100 students from across the University of Arizona each year.

Why McGuire?

Hear McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship students talks about why they love McGuire.

Our History and Impact

Meet the People of the McGuire Center