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Babson College
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  • 4 Year
  • WELLESLEY, MA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

231 FOREST ST
WELLESLEY, MA 02457
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference
From Babson College

You’ve got uncommon ambitions. Why should your college be any different? Babson gives you the best of a traditional undergraduate experience, and an immersive, interconnected learning experience that’s anything but.

At Babson, students of all backgrounds develop the confidence and foresight to ask questions about the future, and the insight to answer them today. Experience the best aspects of an undergraduate program, while building connections with your professors and fellow students in ways completely unique to Babson. Through an entrepreneurial spirit, iterative, real-world instruction, and diverse and global perspectives, you’ll form an understanding of today’s world – and develop the tools to transform tomorrow’s.

And, wherever you go next, the Babson network – 42,000 strong across 129 countries – will be there to help you succeed. If you’re excited to develop the entrepreneurial skills and spirit that will guide your life’s pursuits and passions, we encourage you to learn more.

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Babson College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 2
Acceptance Rate
25%
SAT Range
1330-1480
ACT Range
30-33
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$29,105 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$42,890 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
53%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
65%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 33 responses
25%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 32 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,551 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
25
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Ambitious
    26%
  • Entrepreneurial
    26%
  • Willing to do whatever it takes
    26%
  • Hardworking
    5%
  • Nerdy
    5%
  • Rich and snobby
    5%
  • Too motivated
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 40 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Entrepreneurial
    32%
  • Extra
    14%
  • Kick-ass
    14%
  • Fast-paced
    9%
  • Awesome
    5%
  • Dreadful
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$96,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
94%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 10 responses

Babson College Reviews

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