Babson College

Babson College

Babson College shapes the entrepreneurial leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create sustainable economic and social value in organizations. Babson’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business is the No. 1-ranked MBA in Entrepreneurship. 

Top reasons to study here

  • The Best Entrepreneurship Program: For more than 25 years, Babson has been named the No. 1 MBA for entrepreneurship in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking
  • A Thriving Global Network: After graduation, students join the Babson alumni network of more than 43,000 alumni in 120 countries and all 50 states. That network
  • AACSB Accredited: One of the top 5% of business schools with AACSB International accreditation.

About

History

Founded by Roger Babson in 1919, Babson College is the global leader in entrepreneurship education putting the power of entrepreneurship in the most hands, and places, as possible.  It recently celebrated its centennial, honoring 100 years of changing how the world does business. Our purpose is to be harness the power of business to generate positive social and economic change around the world.

Education

Babson College educates entrepreneurial leaders who are nimble, opportunity-driven, innovative, and growth-oriented. They are collaborative problem-solvers who possess qualities and skills that make them particularly valuable in a fast-paced and constantly changing marketplace.

Babson’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College offers graduate business programs at both the master’s and certificate levels that provide students with a deep functional business knowledge and a make-it-happen, entrepreneurial mindset. Possessing this make-it-happen mindset means Babson graduates an asset in any context, able to push forward while others are still processing.

Research

Quality teaching, an innovative, integrated curriculum, and faculty research are the cornerstones of Babson’s academic programs and scholarly activities.

Faculty members each develop, in conjunction with their division chairperson, a program of scholarly activity that relates to individual, division, and College needs. Expectations are that faculty members develop a research pipeline, that is, continuous scholarly work with projects in various stages of completion.

Career

Babson graduates are succeeding as entrepreneurial leaders in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to dynamic startups. In 2019, nearly 80% of our full-time MBA students received job offers within three months of graduation.

Babson’s Graduate Center for Career Development (CCD) provides students with advice and resources to recognize and pursue career opportunities across all industries and functions. The Career team uses leading-edge career resources including Handshake, an online system that connects students with jobs and internships, and VMock, an AI-powered resume review tool to help them on the path to pursuing their career goals.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

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Services

Housing services

Some Babson graduate students ch​oose to apply to live on campus to have convenient access to Babson’s resources, while others will choose to live off campus and take advantage of all that the Boston area has to offer.

On-campus graduate student housing at Babson College’s Wellesley campus is filled on a space-available basis. 

Library services

The Horn Library is a creative partner in the development and dissemination of knowledge that serves to connect ideas, people, and information across the Babson Community. We provide a dynamic learning and research environment that facilitates access to world class resources and expertise in the effective and ethical use of information.  

ICT services

Babson’s Information Technology Services Department enhances all aspects of the learning experience through the application of technology.All Babson students have access to the Information Technology Services Department for customized support with Babson’s technology. 

Medical services

Babson College provide collaborative, evidence-based, and culturally inclusive health and wellness services that promote a healthy and safe campus community. Services include prevention and education initiatives, confidential intervention and treatment services, pastoral care, and student-centered advocacy to address mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, and social well-being.

Student Life

Campus life

Babson Collge’s locations—the main residential campus in Wellesley, and hubs in Boston and Miami—make Babson a convenient and powerful destination for students, community members, and visitors from around the world who participate in forums and events taking place throughout the year. All of the locations take advantage of the metropolitan culture, energy, and business opportunities of their regions.

Babson's main campus, houses 80% of the undergraduate student population and approximately 75 graduate students, in a safe, comfortable, supportive, and engaging campus community.  Additionly, Babson’s dining program includes 10 retail destinations including Olin Cafe, Dunkin Donuts and a We Proudly Serve Starbucks.

Sports facilities

The Babson College Department of Athletics and Recreation sponsors sport-related activities at the varsity, club, and intramural level. Graduate students at Babson specifically participate in intramural level sports. The College’s state-of-the-art Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex (BRAC) is home to all athletics and recreation. The space features a 5,000-square-foot strength training floor and a 5,000-square-foot cardio area. Students can swim laps, attend a group fitness class, train with a personal trainer, or participate in intramural sports.Babson also is home to 22 varsity programs competing at the NCAA Division III level.

Student clubs

Graduate students at Babson have many opportunities to get involved in the community, network, have fun, and enrich their education.

Babson’s graduate school features more than 30 student-run organizations of all types, ranging from business-related clubs to special interest groups and athletic organizations. Each organization is helmed by a leadership team, which is responsible for executing the mission of the club and management of membership and events. 

In addition to clubs and events, Babson’s centers and institutes—part of the Arthur M. Blank School for Entrepreneurial Leadership—are designed to provide students with real-life experience to put into practice what they learn in the classroom. 

Accreditation

Babson College holds accreditation from NECHE, AACSB International, and EQUIS.

Student Reviews

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This is the most amazing university I have come across. Everything is just as perfect!

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was great experience for my life . I met many people from other countries and I also took many effective classes for my future.

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