Career Outcomes

Our 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.

2018 Snapshot*

99%  of students were employed or attended graduate school within six months of graduation

6%  of students started a business within six months of graduating

5%  of students attended graduate school

89%  of students had at least one internship while at Babson

$57,580 / Average Annual Starting Salary

Graduates by Industry

Financial Services 22%
Technology 22%
Accounting 7%
Consulting 7%
CPG/Food & Beverage 6%
Retail/Apparel/Fashion 6%
Marketing/Advertising/PR 5%
Real Estate 5%
Education/Government/Nonprofit 4%
Health Care/Biotech/Pharma 4%
Manufacturing/Construction/Aerospace 3%
Transportation/Logistics 3%
Entertainment/Sports/Leisure 2%
Utilities/Renewable Energy 2%
Agribusiness
Event Services
Recruiting/HR
<2%

Graduates by Function

Finance 21%
Business Development/Sales 9%
Consulting 9%
Marketing 9%
Analytics 7%
Operations/Logistics 7%
Product/Project Management 6%
Accounting 5%
Entrepreneurship 5%
Merchandising 4%
Rotational/Leadership Program 4%
Client Services/Account Management 2%
Human Resources/Recruiting 2%
IT 2%
Research/Market Research 2%
Strategic Planning 2%
Design
General Management
Legal Services
Professional Athlete
Real Estate
Sustainability
Other
<2%

*Within six months of graduation and based on a knowledge rate of 87%