Babson College was recently listed among the 50 Best Colleges in the United States by

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Babson College was recently listed among the 50 Best Colleges in the United States by

Ranked # 34 Babson College was noted for its top-flight business education programs, international and diverse student population, innovative entrepreneurship course offerings, and the college’s extensive and holistic approach to the admission process.

Babson College joins the list among some of the US’s most prestigious schools including, Swarthmore and Rhode Island School of Design.

The independent organizations rankings do not include larger research universities, which they say tend to place a higher emphasis on graduate education. Instead, the rankings reflect the schools that put a heavier focus on its undergraduate education programs.

Colleges were evaluated based on student’s prospects for personal enrichment and advancement after graduation. Specifically, the rankings took into consideration the following factors:


  1. Record of Achievement
  2. Diversity of Study
  3. Freedom of inquiry and expression
  4. Academic Rigor
  5. Low Cost and Minimal Debt.


Babson College, ranked No. 1 in Entrepreneurship education by U.S News & World Report for the past 19 years, understands that thinking and acting entrepreneurially is more than just an inclination. This ranking reflects Babson’s mission to offer a rigorously academic and intellectual environment rooted real world applications that allow students aspirations to materialize.


About Babson

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the 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 create economic and social value. 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. For information, visit


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By Hilary Katulak,;, (781)- 239-4623 | 12/13/2012 04:18