Babson College Tuition Costs

At Babson, we want the transition to college for your entire family to be as smooth as possible. That includes making sure you understand the cost of a Babson education and how we are here to help.

Tuition Cost and Other Expenses Breakdown

Below is our tuition and other expected expenses for the 2024–2025 academic year, including the average costs for housing and food/meal plans, and books and other supplies.

Please note, undergraduate tuition, housing and food/meal plan rates are set annually by Babson College’s Board of Trustees. If you have any questions, please reach out to Student Financial Services at 781-239-4219 or

2024-2025 Cost Breakdown
Tuition (includes the use of a Babson-issued laptop computer) $57,152
Housing (median) $14,124
Food/Meal Plan (average) $7,426
Books and Supplies (average) $1,292
Personal (average) $2,082
Federal Direct Loan Fees (average) $50
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $82,126

Estimate Your Costs and Financial Aid

Figuring out what your net price to attend Babson isn’t tricky. Your net price is your annual cost after your family’s aid is considered. We offer interactive calculators to estimate how much need-based financial aid you may be eligible to receive. They are designed to help you and your family plan as you make your final decision.

Sample Financial Aid Package

Let’s break down some of these numbers so you can get a sense of what to expect. Here are sample financial aid packages for the current 2023-2024 academic year for three income scenarios for families of four (4) with one (1) student in college.

2023-2024 Sample Financial Aid Package
Income $45,000 $98,000 $155,000
Assets (Assets include savings, investments, business and home equity) $0 $150,000 $150,000
Total Tuition, Housing (median), Meals (average) $76,818 $76,818 $76,818
Babson Grants $63,000 $46,000 $36,000
Federal Grants $8,395 $0 $0
Net Federal Subsidized Loan (Net amount of federal loan less origination fee is $3,464) $3,464 $3,464 $3,464
Federal Work-Study (Federal Work-Study earnings are paid directly to students as they work the hours and are not deducted from college charges) $2,200 $2,200 $2,200
Total Aid $77,059 $51,664 $41,664
Estimated Family Out-Of-Pocket Expense $1,959 $27,354 $37,354

Payment Deadlines

There is a specific payment deadline for each semester. Make sure to mark down these financial aid dates for the upcoming school year.



Summer 2024 Semester



Fall 2024 Semester



Spring 2025 Semester

Potential Miscellaneous Expenses Breakdown

Financial situations and payment needs beyond the standard items may arise. Below is a cost breakdown of some of the most common miscellaneous examples. Other miscellaneous charges may include vehicle registration, parking violations, dorm damage fees, library fines, laptop repairs, pharmacy charges, and replacement athletic equipment. The mid-semester payment deadline for miscellaneous charges is October 15 for the fall semester, and February 28 for the spring semester.

Item Pay Period Cost
Health Insurance (further information below) 8/10/24-8/9/25 $1,825
Per-credit tuition rate 2024-2025 Each credit $1,786
Summer 2024 Each credit $1,751
Winter Session 2025 Each credit $1,786
Summer 2025 Each credit $1,786
Returned check fee   $50
Late payment fee   $200
Babson OneCard replacement   $20
Senior year deposit (Refunded after Commencement, assuming account is settled)   $200

Babson Student Health Insurance Information

Students enrolled in nine or more credits are required by Massachusetts law to carry health insurance. The College contracts with University Health Plans to provide coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield. Optional dental insurance and vision insurance also are available. Students who have health insurance coverage through a parent’s plan that can be used in Massachusetts may waive participation in the Babson College Plan. Students with coverage from insurance carriers outside the United States or coverage by non-U.S. national health service programs may not waive participation.

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