Babson announces 99 Percent of the Class of 2017 are Employed or Attending Graduate School Within Six Months of Graduation

These numbers reflect Babson’s consistently high career outcomes

Undergraduate CCDNinety-nine percent of Babson College’s undergraduate Class of 2017 are employed or attending graduate school within six months of graduation* according to the Babson College Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD).

“We are proud and pleased to announce these impressive numbers for our 2017 undergraduate career landings,” says Donna Sosnowski, Director of the Undergraduate Center for Career Development. “We empower every student from day one to develop pathways to professional success and lifelong learning and fulfillment”.

Our team of career development professionals provide the guidance, tools, resources and connections that enable our students to identify and pursue the right opportunities for each student’s unique skills, competencies, talents and goals. At Babson, the Undergraduate Center for Career Development partners with constituents on and off campus, facilitating an extensive network of experiences, contacts and relationships, across industry sectors and functions, resulting in extraordinary career outcomes. Hence, Babson students are connected and prepared to enter the work force, career ready for success. Additionally, more than 40,000 alumni in over 115 countries and all 50 U.S. states—provide ample opportunities for students to tap into a professional global network.

The Princeton Review recently ranked Babson No.6 in the Best Career Placement category, based on student ratings of career services at their school, as well as on PayScale.com’s salary information for alumni. 

“Here at Babson we are not only focused on students when they live on campus, but also their entire educational and professional journey,” says Ian Lapp, Dean of the Undergraduate School. “The success of our recent graduates is another way to show that a Babson education is creating leaders that are primed and ready to take on professional careers.”

Thanks to a gracious donor, I. Bradley Hoffman ’82 and his family, the Babson Undergraduate Center for Career Development has been renamed The Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development.

*Data based on 89% knowledge rate

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 & Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.

By Shannon Sweeny, ssweeny1@babson.edu, (781) 239-4621 | 2/9/2018 9:00 AM