Babson College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

190 Faculty Members | 20:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Babson College educates men and women to be entrepreneurial leaders in a rapidly changing world. We prepare them to identify opportunities and initiate actions that result in genuine accomplishment. Our innovative curricula challenge students to think creatively and across disciplinary boundaries. We cultivate the willingness to take and manage risk, the ability to energize others toward a goal and the courage to act responsibly. Our students appreciate that leadership requires technical knowledge as well as a sophisticated understanding of societies, cultures, institutions and the self. They welcome the challenge of learning continuously and taking responsibility for their careers. Our students will be key contributors in the world's established enterprises as well as emerging ventures. At Babson, we collaborate across disciplines and functions to create knowledge and apply integrative solutions to complex problems. We reach across institutional and geographic boundaries to forge relationships with individuals and organizations who share our commitment to excellence and innovation.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$54,144

Out of state

$54,144
Graduate

In state

$89,550

Out of state

$89,550

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
52%
Did not receive aid
48%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 14.0% $6,151
State/local grants 6.0% $2,360
Institutional grants 44.0% $39,188
Loans 35.0% $10,541

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Business Administration and Management, General
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business Administration and Management, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. Examples: [General Management], [Business Administration] See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Accounting
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business Administration and Management, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. Examples: [General Management], [Business Administration] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
    • Accounting
      • A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
    • Financial Mathematics
      • A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the finance industry, including the development, critique, and use of various financial models. Includes instruction in probability theory, statistical analysis, numerical methods, computation and simulation methods, stochastic processes, economics, and financial markets and applications. Examples: [Mathematical Finance], [Quantitative Finance], [Quantitative and Computational Finance] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
26.97%
  • Apply 6,501
  • Accepted 1,753
  • Attend 603

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$75
Graduate
$100

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Required
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Required
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable

Average sat scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Math
Reading

Average act scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Composite
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
44%
Male Students
56%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian38.11%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities27.66%
  3. Hispanic/Latino11.8%
  4. Asian10.84%
  5. Not Specified7.25%
  6. Black4.22%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.09%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native0.03%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

3,987

Undergraduate students

2,811

Graduate students

1,176

Attendance breakdown

Full time
84%
Part time
16%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Lacrosse
  • Baseball
  • Soccer
  • All Track Combined
  • Ice Hockey
Female sports:
  • All Track Combined
  • Soccer
  • Field Hockey
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Lacrosse
    • Baseball
    • Soccer
    • All Track Combined
    • Ice Hockey
    • Basketball
    • Swimming and Diving
    • Tennis
    • Golf
    • Skiing
    • Female

    • All Track Combined
    • Soccer
    • Field Hockey
    • Softball
    • Lacrosse
    • Volleyball
    • Basketball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Skiing
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