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Babson Ranked Number One By PayScale 2013 ROI For Business Schools And Top 25 Nationwide

Babson College was ranked best ROI for business schools and was rated a top college nationwide for ROI

Babson College was recently ranked number one for return on investment (ROI) by Payscale for Business Schools beating out local area schools Bentley and Bryant.

Payscale rated Babson among the top 25 “Colleges Worth Your Investment” nationwide for best ROI joining the list with other prestigious universities such as

  • Harvard,
  • Dartmouth,
  • MIT,
  • California Institute of Technology, and
  • University of Notre Dame.

For this ranking, Babson is the only private business college to be listed in the top 25 and ranked against over 1500 other colleges and universities.

Babson is ranked #7 for mid-career salary rank for private schools and #17 ROI for private not-for-profit universities.

Babson graduates enjoy starting salary of $56,700 and $1,228,000 30-year net ROI.

Payscale’s ratings were based on a methodology that surveyed graduates and employees taking into account a number of different variables. Ultimately the organization aimed to determine the potential financial return of attending a college given the cost of tuition and the payoff in median lifetime earnings associated with each school.

Babson College, an independent business college, prides itself with being the premier educator of entrepreneurial leaders who create great economic and social value. Providing a top-flight business education, the school aims to integrate relevant concepts with practical application in order to propel and equip their students to make a difference and be successful in today’s world.

About 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. 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.

By Hilary Katulak; hkatulak@babson.edu; 781-239-4623 | 5/13/2013 9:03 AM