Bloomberg the Company

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Follow Us

Industry Products

Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    563
  • Program Enrollment
    580
  • Yield
    78%
  • Selectivity
    82%
Contact Information
231 Forest Street
Babson Park, Massachusetts 02457, United States
Website
405x225

Olin Graduate School of Business

About Olin Graduate School of Business

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the 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 economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.

What Recent Grads Say See All 6 Comments >

Babson's focus on practical entrepreneurship is something that sets it apart from all other schools. The Babson MBA teaches you how to go out and start your own business successfully from idea generation to a liquidity event and beyond.

Information is provided by schools and does not contribute to Bloomberg Businessweek rankings. Individual schools are solely responsible for the accuracy of their profile pages.

Social

About Babson College

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 76
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
82% Olin Graduate School of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

563 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
67% 535
70% 563
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 44
82% 82.0
78% 78.0
Female
40% 40
International
20% 20
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
33% 33
Other
30% 30
Operations
10% 10
Marketing / Sales
10% 10
Management
7% 7
General Management
3% 3
Human Resources
3% 3
Consulting
3% 3
Financial Services
27% 27
Pharma / Health Care
23% 23
Technology
17% 17
Other
17% 17
Non-Profit
7% 7
Manufacturing
7% 7
Petroleum / Energy
3% 3
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
3% 3
3% 3
680 to 709
3% 3
3% 3
650 to 679
8% 8
10% 10
620 to 649
11% 11
13% 13
590 to 619
8% 8
10% 10
560 to 589
13% 13
13% 13
530 to 559
8% 8
10% 10
500 to 529
11% 11
13% 13
Under 500
37% 37
26% 26
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Long Term Pay by PayScale

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,498
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,498
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
More Information
Bat_300x250

Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
24% 73
0%
Students in Core Classes
Olin Graduate School of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
50% 50
Team project
25% 25
Lectures
10% 10
More Information
Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 55
  • Average # of months to complete program 42
  • Six-Year completion rate 80%
  • Max time allowed to complete 96
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings, Occasional week-long sessions, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Rolled out new online digital education tools and enhancements to our collaboration and educational content delivery systems: - Advanced discussion boards - Improved quiz engine - Upgraded Learning Management System - Google collaboration tools - Virtual classroom and group study technologies - Library access tools (ensured all of the above technologies were mobile-friendly) Numerous classroom upgrades including: - Installed telepresence - Wireless projection - Enhanced sound and lighting controls - Confidence monitors

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
71% 71
African American
13% 13
Multiethnic
8% 8
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • E-business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

19,248 Living MBA Alumni 17 Countries where alumni clubs exist
30 Active alumni clubs
9% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.