Babson College

Babson Park, MA

Babson College

Babson Park, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$54,144

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
24%
600-699
63%
500-599
13%
700-800
54%
600-699
38%
500-599
8%
30-36
55%
24-29
40%
18-23
5%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

46%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

26%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,680
Declined 4,682
Total Received 6,362
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Private

2,374

undergraduate students

899

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Babson College, founded in 1919, is a private college of business administration and management. Its 370-acre campus is located in Wellesley, 14 miles from Boston.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,273
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational

370-acre, suburban campus in Wellesley (population: 29,479), 14 miles from Boston. Major airport, bus, and train serve Boston.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Boston
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Logan International

Babson College
231 Forest Street
Babson Park, MA
02457-0310

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
79%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Midnight Breakfast
  • Spring Weekend
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
24%
600-699
63%
500-599
13%
700-800
54%
600-699
38%
500-599
8%
30-36
55%
24-29
40%
18-23
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline January 2
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes

Very Selective

26%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,680
Declined 4,682
Total Received 6,362

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 80
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

51%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,477

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $54,144
Room & board $17,666
Books & supplies $1,178
Other fees $1,906
Total $74,894
Average Financial Aid - $5,477
Total with Avg. Aid $69,417
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, rugby, soccer, squash, tennis, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, basketball, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, martial arts, rugby, soccer, squash, tennis, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Business/Management
Accounting and Finance
Auditing
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Corporate Communications
Economics, General
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Finance
Investments and Securities
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Office Management and Supervision
Operations Management and Supervision
Operations Research
Pre-Law Studies
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

3,273

total students

25%

in-state

75%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

2,374
students

Female
46%
1,086

Male
53%
1,261

28%

926
students

Female
37%
345

Male
63%
581

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

2,347
students

Female
47%
1,086

Male
53%
1,261

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 95%
Student 4 year graduation rate 90%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

29%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

62

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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