Babson holds accreditation from NEASC, AACSB International, and EQUIS.

NEASC – New England Association of Schools and Colleges

NEASC’s Commission on Institutions of Higher Education is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a reliable authority on the quality of education.

AACSB International – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AACSB is an internationally recognized specialized accreditation for business programs that ensures quality and continuous improvement.


EQUIS accreditation is awarded through EFMD—The Management Development Network. Based in Brussels, Belgium, EFMD is a global organization of business schools and corporations, and awards EQUIS for overall quality and a high degree of internationalization.

Babson College is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Babson College to advertise and recruit for the following degree program: Master of Business Administration. Authorization by the HECB does carry with it an endorsement by the board of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the HECB at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.