The purpose of this study was to compare influencing factors of University and TVET graduate students intention towards entrepreneurship in Addis Ababa City. Both questionnaire survey and focus group discussion methods of data collection techniques were carried out. For the questionnaire survey, 500 respondents were selected by using convenience sampling technique from TVETs and Universities which are found in Addis Ababa City. Additionally, ten focus group discussions were implemented and each group had eight members. A separate logistic regression model was developed for TVET and University graduate students that can predicate determinant factors of students’ intention. The entrepreneurial inclination of TVET students was significantly influenced by age, gender, field of study, income, subjective norms, entrepreneurial attitudes, internal locus of control and entrepreneurial education. For University students, the variable family work, field of study, entrepreneurship course, entrepreneurship test score, locus of control, entrepreneurial education, subjective norms and entrepreneurial motivation had a statistically significant effect on their intention towards entrepreneurship. The study used a mixed research approach for data triangulation purpose. The survey data were entered using SPSS version 20 and analyzed using STATA version 13 software. The qualitative data processed through thematic narration method. Based on the analyzed data, the study found that many graduate students from TVET programs would like to start their business compared to University students. Additionally, based on the descriptive analysis finding, University students had higher subjective norms and higher entrepreneurial attitude than TVET students. Also, for the study variables (subjective norms, entrepreneurial attitude, entrepreneurial self-efficacy, entrepreneurial motivation, entrepreneurship education, locus of control and perceived behavioral control), descriptive result depicted that TVET students had an average mean value of 3.29 and University students had an average mean value of 3.89 for all variables. So, University students had higher entrepreneurial intention than TVET students. Finally, the study recommended that practical education, family business, students loan, free tax policy, business ethics, inclusive entrepreneurship policy, entrepreneurship education as a degree, targeting on indigenous entrepreneurs and sectors coordination should have to be addressed by the concerned body to enhance graduate students intention toward self-employment and personal business.