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.

2017 Snapshot*

99%

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

7%

of students started a business within six months of graduating

8%

of students 
attended graduate school

90%

of students had at least one internship while at Babson​

$56,519 / Average annual Starting Salary

Graduates by Industry

Financial Services22%
Technology22%
Accounting9%
Consumer Packaged Goods/Food & Beverage7%
Retail/Apparel/Fashion7%
Consulting6%
Education/Government/Non-profit5%
Marketing/Advertising/PR5%
Healthcare/Biotech/Pharma3%
Manufacturing/Construction/Aerospace3%
Real Estate/Development3%
  
  
  
  
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

Finance22%
Business Development/Sales11%
Accounting9%
Analytics9%
Marketing8%
Consulting6%
Entrepreneurship6%
Operations/Logistics5%
Product/Project Management5%
Leadership/Rotational Program4%
General Management3%
Customer Service/Client Services2%
IT2%
Merchandising2%
 
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%