Additional Evaluation Criteria Information
If you are applying to Babson, you are among top-notch students and driven peers. You have carried four to five courses per year in English, mathematics, social science, laboratory science, and foreign language. And you have taken mathematics through pre-calculus.
Students who attend Babson will be required to submit a final high school transcript, GED, or equivalent, indicating successful completion of high school in good academic standing. Babson College reserves the right to rescind an offer of admission—read our policy here.
Interviews with an admission counselor or student admission fellow are available but not required.
Required Writing Supplements
As part of our application process, we require applicants to submit responses to two writing supplement questions. Through these submissions we are able to learn more about each applicant, their interests and aspirations, and their perspectives and experiences.
When applying you will be asked to submit two writing supplements in response to the following prompts:
The Babson education prepares students for all types of careers across business, entrepreneurship, social innovation, and more. Tell us about your interest in this area of study and in Babson specifically.
You are invited to respond with either a traditional essay (500 words maximum) OR a one-minute video. Whichever you choose, no preference is given to either format in admission decisions.
A defining element of the Babson experience is learning and thriving in an equitable and inclusive community with a wide range of perspectives and interests. Please share something about your background, lived experiences, or viewpoint(s) that speaks to how you will contribute to and learn from Babson's collaborative community.
Please respond to this prompt with an essay (250 words maximum).
Choose from more than 20 concentrations and create flexible learning experiences focused on addressing tomorrow’s problems today. Connect with your professors—100% of courses are taught by professors (zero teaching assistants). And, dive into Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME), where you’ll create and run a business of your own in your first year.