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Facts and Stats

As the founder and steward of entrepreneurship education, Babson College is the premier institution for business education taught through an entrepreneurial lens. Since 1919, Babson has been providing learners with essential business skills combined with the liberal arts knowledge needed to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. This mindset transforms our students into entrepreneurial leaders making an impact around the world.

At a Glance

Babson’s locations in Wellesley, Boston, and Miami attract more than 2,500 undergraduate and over 1,000 graduate students, representing over 100 countries. Additionally, each year more than 2,000 leaders from around the world attend executive education courses, certificate programs, and custom training.

4

year college with graduate program

#1

For Entrepreneurship

-U.S. News & World Report

2,847

undergraduate students

1,237

graduate students

11

specialty Centers and Institutes

20

miles from Boston, MA

98.7%

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

44,000+

alumni across 128 countries

Outcomes

Babson graduates bring entrepreneurial thinking and leadership skills to a variety of industries and businesses, from startups to nonprofits. Our students are highly pursued upon graduation because Babson prepares them to be sharp, driven, agile leaders who strive to be innovative and generate long-lasting solutions. See the statistics from the class of 2022.

98.7%

of our undergraduates are employed or continuing their education 6 months after graduation

$71,385

Average undergraduate salary

$147,595

Average salary of full-time MBAs three years after graduation

$163,044

Average salary of online MBAs three years after graduation

Even More Reasons to Join Us at One of the Best Business Schools ...

  • Selectivity rate 22% (Fall 2022 entering class)
  • 28% international students (undergrad)
  • 49% international students (graduate)
  • Mean Standardized Test Scores:
    • SAT: 1420
    • ACT: 32
    • GMAT: N/A
  • 195 Faculty members (Full-time)
  • 16:1 faculty-to-student ratio
  • 85% of Faculty with doctorate degrees
  • 94% Undergraduate graduation rate
  • 95% Undergraduate retention rate 
  • 100% of classes taught by faculty members (No teaching assistants)
  • 24 Concentrations
  • Business Degrees Offered: BS/BSBA, MBA, MS, MSM 
  • Average net annual cost - $28K average per year after aid
  • 100% of need-based aid is met in the first year
  • 41% of students receiving financial aid
Students holding #1 shirt

Rankings

Babson College students are unique and determined to be entrepreneurial leaders during their studies at Babson and beyond. This is why Babson has held the #1 entrepreneurship ranking for both its undergraduate and MBA programs for more than two decades, and why the legacy and spirit of Roger Babson, the institution’s founder, remains strong in our staff, faculty, and students.

Undergraduate

#1 for Entrepreneurship (Undergraduate School)

U.S. News & World Report / 27 consecutive times

#1 for Entrepreneurship (Northeast Graduate and Undergraduate Programs)

Entrepreneur magazine / The Princeton Review / 2023

#1 for Business Majors (Undergraduate School)

- Money magazine / 2022

#1 Business School for Salary Potential (Undergraduate School)

– PayScale / 2023, 2015–2021

#1 Private Business School for ROI (Undergraduate School)

– PayScale / 2014–2020

#1 for International Students (Undergraduate School)

Forbes / 2017–2018

#2 for Business Majors (Undergraduate School)

Money magazine / 2018

 

#9 ROI 40 years after enrollment

– Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2022

Graduate

#1 for Entrepreneurship (MBA)

U.S. News & World Report / 30 consecutive years

#1 for Entrepreneurship (Northeast Graduate and Undergraduate Programs)

Entrepreneur magazine / The Princeton Review / 2023

#1 for Percentage of Alumni Who Start a Business after College (MBA)

Financial Times / 2018

#2 for Entrepreneurship (MBA)

– Bloomberg / 2022

#2 for Entrepreneurship (MBA)

Financial Times / 2018

Notable Alumni

Babson has been shaping entrepreneurial leaders for over a century. Throughout which, our alumni prove where a Babson degree can take you. While all of our alumni are making an incredible impact, some notable ones have founded popular companies such as Gerber, Ring doorbell, Bombas, The Home Depot, and Zumba Fitness.

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