Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    641
  • Program Cost
    $98,144
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    42%
  • Selectivity
    65%
  • Job Offers
    82%
  • Average Salary
    $84,828
  • Top Industry
    Technology
Contact Information
231 Forest Street
Babson Park, Massachusetts 02457-0310, 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™. 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.

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I learned a lot of new concepts and framework that I could apply immediately. It is a lot of practical knowledge and it was worth every second.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.2 GPA of All Applicants 3.23 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 58
  • Median 51
  • Middle 80% 26 to 95
Admissions Selectivity
65% Olin Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

641 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
77% 617
80% 641
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 524
65% 65.0
42% 42.0
Female
29% 29
International
74% 74
Re-Applicants
2% 2
80% 80
Wait-listed
100% 72
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Universidad Metropolitana
  • ITESM (Tec de Monterrey)
  • Chulalongkorn University
  • Universidad Iberoamericana
  • ITAM (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México)
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
$34,423 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Infosys Limited
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Accenture
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • J.P. Morgan
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
3% 3
710 to 739
9% 9
12% 12
680 to 709
15% 15
19% 19
650 to 679
14% 14
16% 16
620 to 649
16% 16
19% 19
590 to 619
15% 15
13% 13
560 to 589
11% 11
8% 8
530 to 559
7% 7
5% 5
500 to 529
3% 3
2% 2
Under 500
8% 8
3% 3
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 24%
Top Industry
  • Consumer Products 19%
  • Other 13%
  • Financial Services 11%
Fidelity Investments 3
Top Employer
  • Staples, Inc. 3
  • BizCorps 2
  • Hasbro 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
82% Olin Graduate School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
66% 66
61% 60.97325153374234
66% Receive Offers
62% 62
56% 55.69710982658959
62% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
16% 16
22% 21.9117610062893
16% Receive Offers
20% 20
25% 25.424767441860464
20% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
65% Graduates seeking full-time employment
26% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Fidelity Investments 3
  • Staples, Inc. 3
  • BizCorps 2
  • Hasbro 2
  • Banesco 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 6.7
$72,860.00
28K 110K
Finance/Accounting
7% 6.7
$82,525.00
61K 101K
General Management
20% 20.0
$90,081.00
25K 320K
Marketing/Sales
27% 26.7
$83,694.00
35K 115K
Operations/Logistics
7% 6.7
$78,772.00
30K 115K
Other
33% 33.3
$86,947.00
11K 136K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8
$78,950.00
50K 110K
Consumer Products
19% 19
$86,525.00
30K 180K
Financial Services
11% 11
$121,420.00
61K 320K
Manufacturing
4% 4
$66,473.00
35K 89K
Non-profit
4% 4
$45,188.00
28K 63K
Petroleum/Energy
3% 3
$84,000.00
80K 90K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
9% 9
$102,500.00
95K 115K
Technology
24% 24
$91,910.00
25K 136K
Other
13% 13
$52,563.00
11K 100K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
More than one year, up to three years
17% 17
$73,976.00
11K 136K
More than five years
39% 39
$100,958.00
35K 320K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
9% 8.9
$45,375.00
11K 91K
Central America & the Caribbean
8% 8
$113,494.00
52K 320K
North America
69% 68.9
$91,162.00
30K 180K
South America
7% 6.7
$61,116.00
30K 89K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
82% 82
$90,121.00
30K 180K
U.S. West
8% 8
$101,250.00
80K 120K
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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 4
  • Endeavor 3
  • EDF Climate Corps 3
  • Keurig, Inc. 3
  • Staples, Inc. 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 90
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
$ $ $ $ $
$211,304
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $98,144
  • Budget $86,322
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$211,304
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $98,144
  • Budget $86,322
20 Full Tuition Scholarships
$17,634 Average Scholarship Amount 63% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
63% 63
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$4,179,094
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 $68,672
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
48 Olin Graduate School of Business 43 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
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Global Management, Business Analytics; Healthcare and Life Sciences
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Management
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 Yes
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?

69% International Students
28% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
56% 56
Hispanic
16% 16
Asian American
11% 11
Student Citizenship
Asia
43% 43
North America
31% 31
South America
13% 13
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

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.