Babson Celebrates Its 20th Consecutive Year as Number 1

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U.S. News & World Report has ranked Babson’s MBA Program No. 1 in Entrepreneurship for the 20th consecutive year. Others ranked in the top five for Entrepreneurship in the Best Graduate Schools 2014 report include Stanford at #2, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania (tied for fourth spot). Watch Babson’s celebratory video.

U.S. News & World Report also released program rankings. Babson’s full-time MBA program ranked at #56, rising five spots from last year. This positive change reflects improvements in placement success for Babson graduates, including an over $6,000 increase in average starting salary (and bonus).

“We are pleased to announce that Babson has reached an extraordinary milestone as the leader in entrepreneurial education,” said President Len Schlesinger. “Reaching this milestone of being ranked No. 1 for 20 straight years is just one demonstration of why Babson is THE educator of Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™.”

“The Babson community of a diverse student body, passionate faculty, supportive staff, and successful alumni validates every day why Babson is creating economic and social value around the world,” said Dennis Hanno, Vice Provost and Murata Dean of F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business. “We thank the entire Babson community for all that they do to make Babson not just the best but also the ONLY school of its kind.”

U.S. News & World Report’s complete rankings can be found at https://www.usnews.com/education. The survey methodology can be found at www.usnews.com/gradmeth.  


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.

By Michael Chmura, mchmura@babson.edu, | 03/12/2013 03:30