Babson College

Olin Graduate School of Business

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  • Program Cost
    $78,200
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
231 Forest Street
Babson Park, Massachusetts 02457, United States
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Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    78%
  • Selectivity
    88%

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About Babson College

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 113
  • Median 96
  • Middle 80% 42 to 204
Admissions Selectivity
88% Olin Graduate School of Business 70% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 134
88% 88
78% 78.0
English Proficiency Required: No
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
15% 15
Consulting
5% 5
Other
28% 28
Pharma / Health Care
19% 19
Technology
13% 13
Petroleum / Energy
4% 4
Consumer Products
4% 4
Real Estate
4% 4
Manufacturing
3% 3
Government
3% 3
Non-Profit
1% 1
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
$103,925 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Intel
  • Biogen Idec
  • EMC Corporation
  • Cisco Systems
  • Fidelity Investments

Tuition: Can I get in?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$78,200
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $181,869
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$78,200
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $181,869
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$8,432 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
1% 1
1% 1
Types of Aid Distributed
Loans (private and government)
46% 46
Institutional Scholarships
1% 1
Assistantships
0% 0
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Other
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Part-Time Faculty
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
77% 77
25% 25
61% 61
Students in Core Classes
31 Olin Graduate School of Business 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • E-mail
  • Textbooks
  • Videoconferencing
  • Chat Rooms
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 46
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Average # of months to complete program 21
  • Six-Year completion rate 94%
  • Max time allowed to complete 96
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings, Occasional week-long sessions, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Technology Improvements
  • Rolled out new online digital education tools and enhancements to our collaboration and educational content delivery systems: - Advanced discussion boards - Improved quiz engine - Upgraded Learning Management System - Google collaboration tools - Virtual classroom and group study technologies - Library access tools (ensured all of the above technologies were mobile-friendly) Numerous classroom upgrades including: - Installed telepresence - Wireless projection - Enhanced sound and lighting controls - Confidence monitors

Students: Who are my classmates?

32 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
White
63% 63
Not Reported
13% 13
Multiethnic
9% 9
Student Citizenship
North America
81% 81
Dual Citizen
16% 16
Europe Free Trade Zone
6% 6
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • E-business
  • Environmental
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • VC/ Private Equity
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

19,248 Living MBA Alumni 17 Countries where alumni clubs exist
30 Active alumni clubs
9% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.