Babson

Babson College

231 Forest Street, Wellesley, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    76
  • Previously Enrolled
    360

Overview of Babson College (Babson)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,342
    • Men:1,210 (51.7%)
    • Women:1,132 (48.3%)

Location

Admission Information (Babson)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Babson College is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
4
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 2
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
231 Forest Street
City, State, Zip
Babson Park, MA  02457-0310
Phone
(781) 239-5522
Fax
(781) 239-5614
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 2
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, January 2
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
January 1

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
24% of 7,122 applicants were admitted
Women
34% of 2,587 applicants were admitted
Men
19% of 4,535 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
577 (34%) of 1,722 admitted students enrolled
Women
300 (34%) of 873 admitted students enrolled
Men
277 (33%) of 849 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
620-730 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
36%
• Score 600 - 700
49%
• Score 500 - 600
15%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
610-680 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
16%
• Score 600 - 700
71%
• Score 500 - 600
13%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
30 average |27-32 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
50%
• Score 24 - 29
47%
• Score 18 - 23
3%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Babson)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $51,104 (75.80396345081286%)
  • Room & Board: - $16,312 (24.196036549187138%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Babson College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification Date
On or about April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002121
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
291 (52.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
221 (75.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
221 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
221 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$42,799
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 209 (94.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $40,546
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 198 (89.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,925
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 20 (9.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
30 (5.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,085

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,077 (46.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
946 (87.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
946 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
616 (65.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
98%
Average Award
$42,671
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 904 (95.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,436
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 778 (82.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,092
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 145 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
142 (6.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,631

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
40%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,013
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Babson)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


183

Part-Time Faculty


83

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


61%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 1% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 16% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 34% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 29% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 20% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Babson College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


96.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


89.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


91.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


92.0%

Programs & Majors (Babson)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (24)


  • 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

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Entrepreneurship

Campus Life (Babson)

Location & Geography

Population


26,613

Nearest Metropolitan Area


370 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Boston

Weather


Temperature
21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
14 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Bus Station
14 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Train Station
14 mile(s) from campus in Boston

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


79% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


21%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Beavers
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (Downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (Downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, ice hockey, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Babson College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


26% of women participate

Fraternities


13% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,342

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,342
Women
1,132
Men
1,210

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 16.9% Asian
  • 7.0% Black/African-American
  • 15.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 50.8% White
  • 6.9% Unknown

International Students


27.8% from 80 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


987

Student Resources (Babson)

Study resources