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Babson College Description:

Babson College is a private business school located near Wellesley College in the affluent Boston suburb of Wellesley, Massachusetts. All Babson students study business and work towards a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The curriculum emphasizes leadership and entrepreneurship skills, and all students receive extensive practical, hands-on training. The college has won numerous national awards for its innovative approach to business education. First year students at Babson take a year-long course in which student teams develop, launch and liquidate a for-profit business of their own design.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,250 (2,015 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 56% Male / 44% Female
  • 100% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $41,888
  • Books: $1,020 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,730
  • Other Expenses: $1,812
  • Total Cost: $58,450

Babson College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 53%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 46%
    • Loans: 37%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $29,856
    • Loans: $6,774

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Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 90%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 85%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 90%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Babson and the Common Application

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Babson College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.babson.edu/about-babson/at-a-glance/Pages/mission-statement.aspx

"Babson College educates leaders who create great economic and social value-everywhere.

To achieve our mission, Babson College will:

  • Be known as the preeminent institution for entrepreneurial thought and action and be universally recognized for this leadership
  • Embrace people, planet, and profit issues simultaneously
  • Extend our reach to have an impact on the world
  • Create a diverse, multi-cultural, inclusive community of highly skilled students, faculty and staff
  • Be prosperous and sustainable, with ample resources for our work"

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