College Profile: Babson College
Babson College, located in Wellesley, Massachusetts (zoned as "Babson Park," ZIP code 02457), is a private business school that grants all undergraduates a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The F. W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College offers MBA degrees. Babson is associated with the nearby Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, located in Needham, Massachusetts. Programs are accredited by AACSB and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The Babson Forum on Entrepreneurship & Innovation, the largest student-run event on Babson's campus, attracts 40 speakers and over 600 attendees. The 2008 Babson Forum will be held on Thursday, October 2, 2008. In addition, there will be a $20,000 Babson Innovation Competition at the event where venture capitalists and private investors will judge the 3 finalists. For more information see www.babsonforum.com In the 2007-2008 academic year, approximately 1,800 undergraduate and 1,600 graduate students attended Babson, representing more than 48 states and 75 countries. About 25 percent of the undergraduates and 16 percent of the graduate students are from outside the United States. Approximately 50% of Babson's Two-Year MBA class of 2008 are international students.
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Babson College educates men and women to be entrepreneurial leaders in a rapidly changing world. We prepare them to identify opportunities and initiate actions that result in genuine accomplishment.
Our innovative curricula challenge students to think creatively and across disciplinary boundaries. We cultivate the willingness to take and manage risk, the ability to energize others toward a goal, and the courage to act responsibly.
Our students appreciate that leadership requires technical knowledge as well as a spohisticated understanding of societies, cultures, institutions, and the self. They welcome the challenge of learning continuously and taking responsibility for their careers. Our students will be key contributors in the world's established enterprises as well as emerging ventures.
At Babson, we collaborate across disciplines and functions to create knowledge and apply integrative solutions to complex problems. We reach across institutional and geographic boundaries to forge relationships with individuals and organizations who share our commitment to excellence and innovation.
||Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above|
||1,000 - 4,999|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
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||Employment services for students||Yes
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||ROTC: Air Force||
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|Open admission policy
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||Less than one year certificate||No
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
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