Career Outcomes

Undergraduate Career Outcomes 2017Our students are taught more than just technical business skills. At Babson, faculty members use their real-world experience to give students the hard and soft skills they’ll use to make a difference throughout their careers. 

Every Babson graduate is welcomed into a vibrant alumni community—more than 40,000 people in more than 115 countries and all 50 U.S. states—that provides ample opportunities to tap into a professional global network, make ongoing career connections, advance in your industry, switch to another one, or partner on new business ventures.


2017 Snapshot*


of students were employed or attended graduate school within six months of graduation


of students started a business within six months of graduating


of students 
attended graduate school


of students had at least one internship while at Babson​

$56,519 / Average annual Starting Salary

Graduates by Industry

Financial Services 22%
Technology 22%
Accounting 9%
Consumer Packaged Goods/Food & Beverage 7%
Retail/Apparel/Fashion 7%
Consulting 6%
Education/Government/Non-profit 5%
Marketing/Advertising/PR 5%
Healthcare/Biotech/Pharma 3%
Manufacturing/Construction/Aerospace 3%
Real Estate/Development 3%
In addition, 2% or less of graduates work in each of the following industries:
Agribusiness, Energy, Entertainment, Media, Oil, Publishing, Sports, Staffing/Recruiting, Utilities, and Other Service Employers.

Graduates by Function

Finance 22%
Business Development/Sales 11%
Accounting 9%
Analytics 9%
Marketing 8%
Consulting 6%
Entrepreneurship 6%
Operations/Logistics 5%
Product/Project Management 5%
Leadership/Rotational Program 4%
General Management 3%
Customer Service/Client Services 2%
IT 2%
Merchandising 2%
In addition, 1% or less of graduates work in each of the following functions:
Design, Human Resources, Legal Services, Manufacturing, Ministry, Professional Athlete, Research, Staffing/Recruiting, and Strategic Planning.

*Within six months of graduation and based on a knowledge rate of 89%