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Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset as You Earn Your Degree

Undergraduate Academics

Babson offers a Bachelor of Science degree to future leaders looking to create social and economic value… everywhere.

The academic experience at Babson is uniquely designed for students who want to study business and gain an entrepreneurial mindset. Our focus on Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® enables students to discover their strengths, pursue their passions, and create their own path to success. Students have the opportunity to explore opportunities, gain real-world experience, and define their own academic program. The academic experience blends seamlessly with cocurricular activities, allowing students to put their ideas into action.

Academic Leadership

​The undergraduate program at Babson is widely recognized, not only for what we teach, but for all aspects of the college experience.

Some academic-related ratings include:

  • Rated A+ for teaching quality by Bloomberg Businessweek

  • Named one of the “Ten Business Schools that Should Be On Your Radar” and “the country's most prominent institution devoted entirely to business” by the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2011

  • Leadership award from the Pew Charitable Trusts for taking “bold steps to reshape undergraduate programs”

  • Theodore Hesburgh award for the College’s “Reinvention of the Undergraduate Business Education”

For a full list of Babson’s rankings and recognitions, check out these fast facts and rankings.

The Undergraduate Curriculum at a Glance

Explore Your Opportunities

In your first year at Babson, we’ll lay the groundwork for your future courses—and career. It all starts with the Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship course, a yearlong immersion into the business world. You’ll also take liberal arts courses, breaking down artificial barriers between disciplines with an integrated learning approach, and understanding how these skills play into businesses of all types and sizes.

A weekly First-Year Seminar will address your transition to college life by improving teamwork, community living, and communication and study skills. Members of the Babson community—including alumni, faculty, staff, and peer mentors—will give you personal and professional support throughout your four years.

Expand Your Knowledge

In your second year, you’ll take an integrated series of courses in finance, microeconomics, marketing, information technology, management accounting, and operations management, giving you the broad perspective of a CEO. You’ll look at actual business problems via case studies and gain real-world experience by studying, touring, and interacting with and presenting to local companies.

Elevate Your Experience

Throughout your third and fourth years at the college, you can reflect on your career options and pursue courses that align with your personal and professional goals; various concentrations can guide your focus. You’ll gain field experience with internships or consulting programs, and you also may opt to take your education abroad.

After your four years at Babson, you’ll excel in the professional world by uncovering opportunities, formulating strategy, taking action, and tackling the always-changing path ahead. A Babson degree is recognized around the world by employers who appreciate the powerful combination of functional knowledge and the entrepreneurial mindset of Babson graduates.​​

Manny Whitfield​​​