A High Value, No-debt Business Education
Golisano Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship is here to propel the next generation of business leaders forward—while ensuring you’re not held back by debt. Through hands-on mentorship, connections with real businesses, and a hyper-focused curriculum, students are set up for business success in just 24 months.
Championing Opportunity for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs
Few people can appreciate the power of business the way Tom Golisano can. After all, he started Paychex with little more than a $3,000 investment, a credit card, and some serious ambition.
Tom believes business opportunities should be accessible to anyone who has the passion to pursue them. That’s why he created Golisano Institute to empower individuals to write their own entrepreneurial success stories without having to take on enormous debt.
By endowing this institution, Tom has made it possible for students to receive a high-quality business certificate for just $8,900 a year.
Golisano Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship empowers individuals to become entrepreneurially- minded owners of their personal success, sought-after contributors to their employer, and drivers of regional economic growth.
To be the national leader in alternative post-secondary business education. Golisano Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship will be widely known for its ability to spur growth in human talent, new businesses, and improved communities.
Golisano Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit provider of alternative post-secondary credentials located in Rochester, New York.
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February 26, 2024
President Dr. Ian Mortimer on Greater Rochester Enterprise’s Make Your Mark on WHAM 1180
February 20, 2024
There are Alternatives to the Four-year Degree and Staggering Debt that Comes With it
“The opportunity is out there. You just have to find it.”
Tom Golisano, Founder
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