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Want the scoop on Babson College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Babson College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Babson College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Babson College was awarded 44 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

Babson College is ranked #67 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country.

Babson College also holds the #13 spot on the Best Colleges in Massachusetts ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Babson College?

Acceptance Rate

Even if you have the best grades and high test scores, that may not be enough to get into Babson College since the school has one of the most selective in the country. Its acceptance rate is a mere 24%, so there's no shame if you don't get in. Be sure to apply to other schools just in case.

Average Test Scores

About 63% of students accepted to Babson College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 610 and 680. Math scores were between 620 and 730.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Babson College  ( 610 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for Babson College  ( 620 to 730 )
Babson College received ACT scores from 51% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 27 and 32.

ACT Composite Scores for Babson College  ( 27 to 32 )

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Babson College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Babson College, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Babson College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Babson College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Babson College has a freshmen retention rate of 96%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  96 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Babson College for first-time, full-time students is 83%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  83 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Babson College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,361 full-time undergraduates at Babson College.

Babson College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 98.89 out of 100, Babson College is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  98.89 out of 100
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How Much Does Babson College Cost?

The overall average net price of Babson College is $35,385. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Babson College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$14,605 $19,229 $26,947 $26,874 $51,294

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Babson College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Babson College, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $7,077 a year. That adds up to $28,308 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Babson College is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Babson College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Babson College make about $96,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Babson College students since it is 141% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Babson College make the most money.

Location of Babson College

Babson College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The suburban atmosphere of Wellesley makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Location of Babson College

Contact details for Babson College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 231 Forest Street, Wellesley, MA 02457-0310
Phone: 781-235-1200

Babson College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 4 majors graduated from Babson College. Of these students, 548 received undergraduate degrees and 528 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 548 $57,900
Accounting 0 NA
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 NA
Applied Mathematics 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Babson College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Babson College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 50 students took at least one online class at Babson College. This is a decrease from the 216 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 50 3
2016-2017 216 0
2015-2016 208 189
2014-2015 224 211
2013-2014 261 188

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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