Babson’s Blended Learning MBA Ranked No. 5 Online MBA in U.S. by Financial Times

Program ranked No. 1 nationwide for salary and career progress

Financial Times (FT) ranks Babson’s Blended Learning MBA program No. 5 in the United States and No. 8 worldwide in its 2017 Online MBA ranking.

The program also earned No. 1 in the U.S. for average alumni salary with current graduates earning an average of $161,504 and No. 1 in the U.S. for career progress considering the progression of Babson alumni’s level of seniority and the size of the company at which they now work.

The Blended Learning Program was recognized in several of the Financial Times’ ranking categories, including:

  • No. 6 for career services—the extent to which alumni rate the efficiency of the school’s career services in finding them a job after graduation
  • No. 8 for program delivery, for the extent to which alumni rate the online delivery of live teaching sessions, other teaching materials, and online exams
  • No. 5 for online interaction concerning the online delivery of the program—the extent to which alumni rate the interaction between students, teamwork, and the availability of faculty
  • No. 8 for international mobility, which is calculated according to whether alumni’s citizenship and work locations pre-MBA, on graduation, and three years after graduation differ from each other

The Babson Blended Learnin​g MBA program combines online classes and face-to-face sessions at Babson's San Francisco, CA, and Wellesley, MA​, campuses, as well as virtual collaboration so students can make the most of their time, learning, network, and investment. This unique approach to a part-time MBA allows students to balance their professional and personal lives while earning a degree in 21 months.

“Babson’s Blended Learning MBA program continues to offer graduates a quality education that leads to career progress, increased compensation and personal satisfaction,” said Graduate School Dean William Lamb.

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About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for​ Entrepreneurship of All Kinds® . The top​-ranked college for entrepreneurship education, Babson is a dynamic living and learning laboratory where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society. We prepare the entrepreneurial 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 make a difference in the world, and have an impact on organizations of all sizes and types. 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 Shannon Sweeny,, (781) 239-4621 | 3/24/2017 8:00 AM