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Babson College

Babson Park, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate25%
Acceptance Rate25%

About Babson College

Babson College Overview

Babson College is a private, nonprofit school in a suburban setting in Babson Park, Massachusetts. Babson College was founded in 1919 and presently has around 3,684 students per year year, including 2,576 undergraduates. Babson College ensures on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Babson College for Fall 2023 is January 3. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by April 1.

Student Involvement at Babson College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Babson College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Babson College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? Babson College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Babson College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Babson College on the Student Life page.

2022 Babson College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 25%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 38%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 32%
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 32%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 33%
Tuition $56,567
Percent of Need Met 96%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $51,144

Is Babson College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better idea of what Babson College offers and if the college might be the right college for you.

Babson College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into Babson College. The acceptance rate at Babson College is 25%. Last year, 7,104 students applied to Babson College and 1,801 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Babson College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Babson College, around 94% are still enrolled the next year. Around 94% of students who started at Babson College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Babson College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Babson College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. Within six months of graduating, 100% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent Babson College grads is $62,525 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Babson College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Babson College's endowment was valued at $701.5 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Babson College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Babson College meets 96% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $51,144 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $37,138 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Babson College.

Based on this information, is Babson College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Babson College a good school for you?

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Where is Babson College?

Babson College is located in the suburban setting of Babson Park, Massachusetts, in the suburbs of Boston.

If you want to see Babson College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Babson Park, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Babson College and Babson Park are like without leaving home.

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College Info

231 Forest Street Babson Park, MA 02457-0310

Campus Setting: Suburban

Babson College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 3

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Babson College is Jan 3.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Babson College is Mar 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Babson College is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Babson College ACT Scores


ACT Range

30 - 33

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Babson College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1350 - 1450


Math SAT Range

690 - 770


Reading SAT Range

640 - 710

Babson College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Babson College is like? There are approximately 3,684 students enrolled at Babson College, including 2,576 undergraduate students and 1,108 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 23% percent are from MA and 77% percent of students are from other states.


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