Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1268
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $45,120
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,106
  • University Selectivity
    28%
  • University Yield
    28%
  • Job Offers
    90%
  • Average Salary
    $51,876
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1919
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
231 Forest Street
Babson Park, Massachusetts 02457, United States
Website
405x225

Babson College

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.

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The focus on entrepreneurship and how it can be related to any job. We start our own company our first year. Also, all of our business classes, and some liberal arts classes have at least one group project, which prepares us for the workforce and teaches us to work with different people.

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About Babson College

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
28% Babson College 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Character/personal abilities
  2. Secondary school record
  3. High school GPA
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
6086% 6,086
28% 28
28% 28
28% School Selectivity
28% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT OR ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Recommended
Additional Requirements:

Students whose first language is not English must submit either the TOEFL with a minimum score of 100 or the IELTS with a minimum score of 7.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
6086% 6,086
28% 28
28% 28
28% Program Selectivity
28% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Recommended
Required Tests

Students whose first language is not English must submit either the TOEFL with a minimum score of 100 or the IELTS with a minimum score of 7.

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 25%
Top Industry
  • Media/Entertainment 11%
  • Other 8%
  • Manufacturing 4%
PricewaterhouseCoopers 12
Top Employer
  • Bank of America 5
  • EMC Corporation 5
  • Staples 4
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
90% Babson College 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
67% 67
62% 61.74527272727272
67% Receive Offers
69% 69
59% 59.252482758620694
69% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
23% 23
16% 15.83261363636364
23% Receive Offers
22% 22
17% 16.796475409836066
22% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
9% 9
9% 9.05625
9% Receive Offers
8% 8
9% 9.484761904761905
8% Accept Offers
93% Graduates seeking full-time employment
7% Graduates not seeking employment
81% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
9% 9
$53,442.00
20K 76K
Finance/Accounting
33% 33
$55,010.00
30K 100K
General Management
8% 8
$61,250.00
40K 100K
Human Resources
1% 1
$39,667.00
35K 48K
Management Information Systems
5% 5
$56,071.00
30K 100K
Marketing/Sales
33% 33
$46,069.00
24K 120K
Operations/Production
5% 5
$52,500.00 Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Other
6% 6
$53,063.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
8% 8
$55,273.00
48K 66K
Consumer Products/Retail
13% 13
$49,781.00
24K 87K
Consulting
4% 4
$57,727.00
40K 76K
Financial Services
25% 25
$55,810.00
30K 100K
Government/Education
2% 2
$43,250.00
36K 52K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
3% 3
$52,752.00
40K 60K
Manufacturing
4% 4
$54,100.00
20K 120K
Media/Entertainment
11% 11
$45,552.00
30K 100K
Non-Profit
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
3% 3
$47,444.00
30K 75K
Sports/Leisure
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Technology/Science
18% 18
$48,112.00
30K 100K
Transportation
1% 1
$43,850.00
40K 48K
Utilities
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Other
8% 8
$57,857.00
30K 100K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
78% 78
$51,093.00
20K 76K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
2% 2
$52,600.00
45K 60K
U.S. South
5% 5
$45,000.00
24K 80K
U.S. Southwest
2% 2
$41,000.00
30K 55K
U.S. Midwest
4% 4
$55,875.00
40K 87K
U.S. West
8% 8
$55,139.00
30K 100K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Canada
1% 1
$35,000.00
30K 40K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 7
  • Bank of America 6
  • Boston Scientific 5
  • Kamylon Capital 4
  • Fidelity 4
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 80
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 76
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 904
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
A robust counseling program aligned by industry focus, in addition to general services and foundation building for first two years of school. Offer alumni/student programming and networking opportunties, Experience the Industry trips to regional and national companies, Career Fairs, Resume critique events, career prep sessions for students, Employer in Residence programs, and Mock Interview Programs.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$60,634
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $45,120
  • Expenses $15,514
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$60,634
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $45,120
  • Expenses $15,514
47% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 5% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 90%
  • Merit 10%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.babson.edu/admission/tuition-aid/undergraduate/Pages/home.aspx
Scholarships
$26,712,875
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$30,270,000
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Babson College
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
33% 30
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
50% 29
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Babson College 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Business Program Classes
6% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
94% 21 to 50 students
29 Average number of students in non-business required electives
117 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Career Explorations Lab
  • Introduction to Sustainability
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Conscious Capitalism in Business
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2013
Degrees Offered
  • BS
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
138% 138
48% 48
Prominent Faculty
  • Candida Brush

    Entrepreneurship

  • Thomas Davenport

    Information Technology Management

  • Dhruv Grewal

    Marketing

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    If a student has been authorized to work on campus under the Federal Work-Study Program, the federal government pays 75% and Babson pays 25% of wages. Students are paid bi-weekly for the hours worked.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Through Babson's global network, students can choose from over 83 in 34 countries, taking courses that are in line with academic goals and personal interests. Students can study abroad for a semester,

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    The Office of Faith and Service works with community-based organizations to coordinate events and programs for students to bring assistance and awareness to those in need. Babson also coordinates comminuty service opportunities with the Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship course.Babson also has many global-service learning projects that allow students to practice responsible leadership by traveling to all parts of the world to teach entreprereneurship to local students, adult learners and business owners

Students

1430 75th Percentile Score on SAT 31 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
56% 56
Asian American
15% 15
Hispanic
12% 12
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
9%
4%
64%
3%
9%
4%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
71% 71
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
21% 21
Dual Citizenship
7% 7
Canada
1% 1
19 Average age of full-time students
95% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
85% 85
91% 91

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 18,649
Alumni Donations
$1,293 Average Gift $300,000 Largest Gift

Confidential

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Arthur Blank

    Owner, Atlanta Falcons; Founder, Home Depot

  • Roger Enrico

    Chairman, Dreamworks Animation

  • Ernesto Bertarelli

    Founder, Serono