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Babson College

Babson Park, MA

Babson College, founded in 1919, is a private college of business administration and management. It is committed to educating women and men to be business leaders in the 21st century. Students learn the world of business through state-of-the-art programs that bring the business world into the classroom. Its 380-acre campus is located in Wellesley, 12 miles from Boston.

Web Sitewww.babson.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students2,141
   Women1,036 (48.4%)
   Men1,105 (51.6%)
Graduate Students916

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate26% of 7,516 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 2
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math670 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading630 average
580-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing640 average
590-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite29 average
27-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$64,714
Tuition and Fees
$48,288
Room and Board
$15,376
Average Percent of Need Met97%
Average Freshman Award$39,384
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$36,556

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
194
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 32% of classes
40-49 students: 17% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Babson Park Population26,613
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBoston
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 78% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotBeavers
Sororities27% of women participate
Fraternities 14% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
16.7% Asian
6.6% Black/African-American
13.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.9% White
7.9% Unknown
International Students26.1% from 77 countries
First-Year Students Returning96.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
81.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
99%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.61 3.99 677 667 30
Low 2.57 2.78 550 560 24
High 4.00 4.60 780 740 34
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Babson's founder, Roger Babson, made his fortune by applying one of Newton's laws to economics: "For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction."

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