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Babson College Data & Information Overview

108 awards Ranking Badges
25% Acceptance Rate
1% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Babson College Ranked?

General Business Administration and Management Highest Ranked Major

2024 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 108 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general business administration and management.

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Overall Quality

Babson College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Babson College?

25% Acceptance Rate
49% Of Accepted Are Women
34% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Babson College has a very low acceptance rate of 25%, making it one of the most selective out of all the colleges and universities in the nation. It's probably a good idea to apply to other schools in addition to Babson College just in case you don't make the cut.

Average Test Scores

About 34% 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 640 and 710. Math scores were between 690 and 770.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Babson College  ( 640 to 710 )

SAT Math Scores for Babson College  ( 690 to 770 )
Babson College received ACT scores from 14% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 30 and 33.

ACT Composite Scores for Babson College  ( 30 to 33 )

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Babson College Faculty

16 to 1 Student to Faculty
100% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Babson College is about average at 16 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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

94% Freshmen Retention
90% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 94% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Babson College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  94 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 90%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  90 out of 100

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Babson College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,457 Full-Time Undergraduates
32.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
44.6% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,457 full-time undergraduates at Babson College.

How Much Does Babson College Cost?

$37,092 Net Price
32% Take Out Loans
$38,340 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Babson College is $37,092. 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 +
$21,453 $20,502 $26,552 $29,192 $51,309

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Babson College, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $9,585 a year. That adds up to $38,340 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Babson College is 0.7%. 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?

$106,595 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
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 $106,595 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Babson College students since it is 151% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Babson College

Massachusetts State
2,457 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Babson College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Wellesley is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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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

4 Majors With Completions
607 Undergraduate Degrees
395 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 4 majors graduated from Babson College. Of these students, 607 received undergraduate degrees and 395 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 607 $61,039
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

43% Take At Least One Class Online
6% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 1,582 students took at least one online class at Babson College. This is a decrease from the 2,652 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,582 218
2019-2020 2,652 263
2018-2019 37 0
2017-2018 50 3
2016-2017 216 0

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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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