Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    623
  • Program Cost
    $94,836
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    48%
  • Selectivity
    68%
  • Job Offers
    90%
  • Average Salary
    $83,808
  • Top Industry
    Technology
Contact Information
231 Forest Street
Babson Park, Massachusetts 02457, United States
Website
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Olin Graduate School of Business

About Olin Graduate School of Business

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. As the only school to teach Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®, Babson shapes 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. Every day, Babson students, faculty, alumni, and staff address real-world business and societal problems, creating sustainable economic and social value in today’s fast-paced global economy.

Events Calendar

  • Sep 25
    5:30 PM - 9:15 PM
    Evening MBA Visitor Program

    Boston, MA

    Learn about the flexibility offered in our Evening MBA program, a part-time program ideal for working professionals who want to continue their career during graduate school. This program allows students to balance varying professional and personal demands. Join us to hear an overview of the Evening Program curriculum led by Graduate Admissions, participate in a candid discussion with current students, and attend a class session.

  • Sep 27
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Talk with Us in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia, PA

    Talk one-on-one with Olivia Kelley M'06, Senior Assistant Director in Graduate Admissions to learn about the Babson graduate programs. This is a great opportunity to talk candidly about your goals and discuss the best approach for pursuing your graduate studies.

  • Oct 24
    8:45 AM - 2:00 PM
    It All Starts Here: Women's Preview Day

    Wellesley, MA

    How Will You Get There? At Babson, we surround our female graduate students with the resources they need to be dynamic leaders in the business world. Join us to learn how you can gain the skills, entrepreneurial mindset, and confidence to take control of your career and your future. Babson offers flexible options and the support you need to balance your professional goals and personal demands.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.21 GPA of All Applicants 3.26 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 60
  • Median 54
  • Middle 80% 26 to 100
Admissions Selectivity
68% Olin Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

623 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
76% 609
78% 623
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 536
68% 68.0
48% 48.0
Female
32% 32
International
64% 64
Re-Applicants
1% 1
100% 100
Wait-listed
100% 62
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Chulalongkorn University
  • Northeastern University
  • Tec de Monterrey
  • Tufts University
  • University of Maryland
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
$45,925 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Infosys Limited
  • Ernst & Young
  • Accenture
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • EMC Corporation
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
7% 7
9% 9
680 to 709
10% 10
13% 13
650 to 679
14% 14
16% 16
620 to 649
18% 18
20% 20
590 to 619
19% 19
17% 17
560 to 589
11% 11
9% 9
530 to 559
10% 10
10% 10
500 to 529
4% 4
4% 4
Under 500
6% 6
2% 2
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Technology 22%
Top Industry
  • Consumer Products 20%
  • Financial Services 15%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 10%
CVS Caremark 4
Top Employer
  • Fidelity Charitable 2
  • General Electric 2
  • Copley Equity Partners 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
90% Olin Graduate School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
63% 63
64% 63.699022556390986
63% Receive Offers
40% 40
58% 57.85206896551723
40% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
27% 27
21% 21.110859375
27% Receive Offers
21% 21
25% 24.93132867132867
21% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
1% 1
5% 5.492558139534883
1% Receive Offers
1% 1
7% 7.091818181818181
1% Accept Offers
71% Graduates seeking full-time employment
18% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • CVS Caremark 4
  • Fidelity Charitable 2
  • General Electric 2
  • Copley Equity Partners 1
  • eBay 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 7
$84,167.00
40K 125K
Finance/Accounting
12% 11.6
$91,280.00
73K 125K
General Management
14% 14
$82,860.00
33K 101K
Marketing/Sales
26% 25.6
$85,122.00
40K 140K
Information Technology
8% 8.1
$98,429.00
86K 110K
Operations/Logistics
7% 7.0
$77,833.00
70K 88K
Other
21% 20.9
$74,871.00
25K 110K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 7
$75,500.00
40K 125K
Consumer Products
20% 20
$79,199.00
50K 110K
Financial Services
15% 15
$95,883.00
73K 125K
Manufacturing
2% 2
Data not provided
Non-profit
4% 4
$75,808.00
53K 95K
Petroleum/Energy
6% 6
$72,117.00
25K 100K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
10% 10
$80,262.00
33K 100K
Real Estate
6% 6
$81,600.00
70K 100K
Technology
22% 22
$88,699.00
24K 110K
Other
7% 7
$86,000.00
40K 140K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
3% 3
$68,000.00
50K 86K
More than one year, up to three years
18% 18
$79,625.00
24K 110K
More than five years
41% 41
$88,969.00
53K 140K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
10% 9.9
$73,672.00
25K 120K
Central America & the Caribbean
10% 10
$67,118.00
53K 90K
North America
80% 80.2
$87,110.00
24K 140K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
66% 66
$84,847.00
24K 140K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
3% 3
$92,500.00
90K 95K
U.S. South
8% 8
$88,000.00
75K 110K
U.S. Midwest
6% 6
$98,750.00
50K 125K
U.S. West
17% 17
$90,341.00
49K 125K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Banesco 5
  • Keurig, Inc 3
  • Endeavor 3
  • EDF Climate Corps 3
  • Staples, Inc 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 52
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 214
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • San Francisco, CA Trek
  • Miami, FL Trek
  • New York, NY Trek
  • San Francisco, CA Trek

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$226,788
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $94,836
  • Budget $83,668
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$226,788
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $94,836
  • Budget $83,668
22 Full Tuition Scholarships
$19,313 Average Scholarship Amount 60% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
60% 60
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$3,659,702
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
97%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $67,051
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
58 Olin Graduate School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
45% 45
Team project
30% 30
Experiential learning
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
  • Global Management, Business Analytics
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Launched new College website, ten-fold increase in Internet bandwidth, 5 telepresence rooms, 8 video capture classrooms, upgrade to Blackboard 9.1, new faculty portal, pilot student portal, refresh of all (840) faculty/staff desktops, laptops for all undergraduates, network equipment upgrades, new data storage platform, WebEx campus license, Gmail Apps for Education, upgrade to Exchange 2010, campus license for lynda.com, installed Pharos for campus printing, upgrade all computers to Windows 7.

Students: Who are my classmates?

62% International Students
35% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
67% 67
Not Reported
18% 18
Asian American
6% 6
Student Citizenship
North America
44% 44
Asia
32% 32
South America
11% 11
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • E-business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

17,376 Living MBA Alumni 19 Countries where alumni clubs exist
28 Active alumni clubs
11% 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.