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Babson College

Motto Innovation is our Tradition
Established September 3, 1919
Type Private
President Brian M. Barefoot
Faculty Approximately 250
Undergraduates Approximately 1,700
Postgraduates Approximately 1,500
Location Babson Park, MA, USA dd ( 42°17′53.63″N, 71°15′40.29″W)
Campus Suburban
Endowment $196 Million (2006)
Mascot Beaver
Website www.babson.edu

Babson College, located in Wellesley, Massachusetts (zoned as "Babson Park," ZIP code 02457),[1] is a private business school which 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. Image File history File links Babsonlogo. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ...   Settled: 1660 â€“ Incorporated: 1881 Zip Code(s): 02481, 02482 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML...   Settled: 1660 â€“ Incorporated: 1881 Zip Code(s): 02481, 02482 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ... A business school is a university-level institution that confers degrees in Business Administration. ... Franklin Walter Olin, founder of Olin Industries, was born in Vermont and educated at Cornell University. ... The Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering (abbreviated as Olin College) is a private undergraduate engineering college located in Needham, Massachusetts (near Boston), adjacent to the Babson College campus. ... Needham is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. ... AACSB International--The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), founded in 1916, has granted specialized business school accreditation to more than 500 degree-granting institutions in 30 countries. ... Accredition organization in New England. ...

The college is perennially named #1 in the Entrepreneurship category of U.S. News & World Report's annual college rankings, for 12-years in a row (since the ranking was established).

In the 2004-2005 academic year, more than 1,700 undergraduate and 1,600 graduate students attended Babson, representing more than 48 states and 75 countries. About 19 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.



Babson College was founded by Roger Babson on September 3, 1919, as the "Babson Institute." It was renamed "Babson College" in 1969. Roger Ward Babson (July 6, 1875 - March 5, 1967), was a fucking asshole. ... is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ...

In 1992, the radical new curriculum of Babson's Graduate School of Business made headlines in the Boston Globe, which wrote that in fall of 1993 the school The Boston Globe is the most widely-circulated daily newspaper in Boston, Massachusetts and in the greater New England region. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ...

"will scrap its first-year curriculum, throwing out traditional courses such as marketing, organizational behavior and finance. In their place will be five sequential "modules" that track the life of a typical business; students will be taught functional skills only when they need them to solve a particular problem—a "just in time" approach to learning."

Undergraduate program

The undergraduate curriculum integrates business disciplines and liberal arts into foundation, intermediate, and advanced-level courses. All first-year students participate in the Foundation Management Experience(FME), a yearlong immersion into the world of business where student teams create their own for-profit ventures. At the completion of FME, the businesses are liquidated and any profits are donated to a charity of choice. Babson teaches accounting, marketing, finance, management operations, organizational behavior, strategy and economics in one integrated, three-semester course sequence known as Intermediate Management Experience (IME). As part of the Advanced Program, students design their own learning plans, which can consist of upper-level elective courses in liberal arts and management, field-based experiences, and cocurricular activities.

Graduate program

Babson features four degree programs, all using Babson's modular approach and emphasizing the practical application of business ideas.

  • Two-Year MBA program: it includes field-based experience working on business problems for client companies.
  • One-Year MBA Program: an accelerated full-time MBA program is for students with an undergraduate business degree and at least two years of post-graduate work.
  • Evening MBA program: its eight-course core includes four cross-disciplinary classes that teach holistic thinking about complex management situations.
  • Fast Track MBA Program: In January 2003, Babson introduced a part-time program combining traditional classroom instruction with Web-based, distance learning. The program can be completed in 24 months. Students attend classes on-campus during intensive, two-and-a-half day sessions once each month.
  • Executive education: Babson Executive Education offerings include custom programs, open enrollment programs, consortium programs, applied research centers.

Rankings and recognition by major media

U.S. News & World Report - Undergraduate

  • #1 in Entrepreneurship (1995, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07) (the only years for this ranking)
  • #27 in Best Business Programs category (2007); top ranked small, private business college
  • #22 in International Business category (2005)
  • #24 in Management category (2005)
  • #23 in Real Estate (2006)
  • #10 in Best Internships/Co-op category (2002).

U.S. News & World Report - MBA

  • #1 in Entrepreneurship (1994-2007)
  • The full-time MBA program ranked #41 among the top programs in the country (2007)
  • The part-time Evening MBA ranked #22 in the country (2005)
  • The full-time MBA program ranked #23 in the general management category (2002)

Business Week - Undergraduate

  • Ranked #33 among U.S. undergraduate business programs; 5th in academic quality; A+ in teaching quality (2007)
  • Five students recognized by Businessweek among 25 most successful entrepreneurs under the age of 25

Business Week - MBA

  • F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business ranked in Second-Tier MBA programs (2006)
  • F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business ranked #26 among U.S. MBA programs (2004)

Business Week - Executive Education

  • #11 in U.S. and #18 worldwide for custom programs (2005)
  • Among the top 20 for non-degree study (1991, 93, 97, 99)
  • #1 in Entrepreneurship (1999): 1-Babson; 2-Wharton; 3-Harvard; 4-Stanford; 5-Dartmouth
  • Among top five programs worldwide for entrepreneurship (2001)

Wall Street Journal - MBA

  • Top 50 regional program - #21 (2007) #35 (2006)
  • #2 for Entrepreneurship (2007, 2006, 2004, 2003), up from #3 (2002, 2001)
  • #9 for “M.B.A. program producing the most creative and innovative students” (2007)
  • #1 among "Hidden Gems" – "lower profile schools whose graduates sparkle." (2001, 2002, 2003)
  • #1 in Student Entrepreneurial Skills. Babson received "the highest number of perfect scores" from recruiters for its students’ entrepreneurial skills (2001)
  • 51+ tier nationally (2002, 2003)

Financial Times - MBA

  • #1 worldwide among MBA Programs in Entrepreneurship (2006)
  • #48 among U.S. MBA Programs (2006)
  • Among top six MBA programs in New England (2006)

Financial Times - Executive Education

  • # 9 in the world

Custom Programs

  • #8 overall
  • #4 for Star Faculty
  • #5 for Future Use

Open Enrollment

  • #11 overall (#7 in the U.S.)
  • #2 for Star Faculty
  • #7 worldwide for food and accommodations

America Economia - MBA

  • #21 for U.S. programs, #33 in the world (2007);
  • #1 in Entrepreneurship (2007)

Entrepreneur magazine

  • #1 in Entrepreneurship among national/regional programs (ranked by program directors, faculty, and alumni) (2004, 2005)
  • #1 Program Directors -- Professors William Bygrave, Stephen Spinelli, and Jeffry Timmons (ranked by peers) (2004, 2005)

Princeton Review - Annual College Rankings, The Best Colleges

  • Top 20 most connected (2003)
  • Professors ranked #1 by students
  • Ranked #2 by students in interaction of diverse population.
  • Among best colleges 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 2001
  • Among best Northeastern colleges 2006, 2005

Princeton Review - Best Business Schools (MBA)

  • #1 program - "Greatest Opportunity for Women” category (2006, 2005, 2004)
  • Among best MBA programs 2006, 2005, 2004


  • Among the “50 Best Colleges for Girls” (2005, 2004)
  • Best Food (2005)

Hispanic Trends magazine

  • Top 25 MBA Programs for Hispanics (2005)

Black Enterprise magazine

  • Named one of the top 50 colleges for African Americans (#23)

The Unofficial, Unbiased Guide To The 328 Most Interesting Colleges

  • Among the Undergraduate program 2004, 2003, 2002

Success magazine

  • MBA #1 on the Entrepreneurial Dean’s List in their Top 50 Business Schools for Entrepreneurs (2001).

Economist Intelligence Unit

  • MBA Program #67 worldwide, #38 in U.S. (2002)

Kiplinger magazine's Best Values In Private Colleges

  • Among the Top 100 colleges in 2004

Prominent faculty

  • John F. Alexander: Former CFO of publicly traded scientific instrument firm PerkinElmer Inc. PKI[1]
  • Marty Anderson: Adviser to two White Houses and the European Parliament, has managed two research programs at MIT[2]
  • George Beloff: CFO of ImmunoGen Inc. IMGN, a publicly traded biotechnology company [3]
  • Jennifer Bethel: Served as Chief Economist Corporate Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 1996-99 [4]
  • Candida Brush: Recognized for her pioneering research in women’s entrepreneurship [5]
  • William D. Bygrave: Internationally recognized entrepreneurship professor, help found the GEM Global Entrepreneurship Monitor[6]
  • Reginald *God of Thunder* Rose: Biology professor known for his rapid responses and puns to any stupid comment said. He also was a 4 star general during the Vietnam war.
  • Edward G. Cale: Founded Institute for Latin American Business ILAB at Babson[7]
  • Lawrence P. Carr: Former President and CEO of Osram, Corp. [8]
  • Peter Cohan: Founded Peter S. Cohan & Associates, has authored over 7 books, appears regularly in national media [9]
  • Tom Davenport: Recognized as top 25 consultants in the world by Consulting magazine, has co-authored or edited over 10 books[10]
  • Michael Fetters: Serves on the Boards of Directors of the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship NFTE[11]
  • Michael A. Goldstein: Chair of the NASDAQ Economic Advisory Board for 2005, was the Visiting Economist at the NYSE 97-98 [12]
  • Patricia J. Guinan: Authored international award-winning book Patterns of Excellence for IS Professionals[13]
  • Stephen S. Holt: Former Director of Space Sciences at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center[14]
  • David Kerns: Co-inventor of one of the first silicon MEMS technologies, a micromachined accelerometer [15]
  • Julian E. Lange: Former President & CEO of Software Arts, Inc., creators of the first electronic spreadsheet VisiCalc[16]
  • Michael Levy: Co-author of Retailing Management 6 ed., the best-selling college level retailing text in the world.[17]
  • Kevin Mulvaney: Former President of DRI McGraw-Hill[18]
  • Robert Rosenberg: Founded Dunkin Donuts, Former CEO Allied Domecq, Serves on the Board of Directors of Domino's Pizza [19]
  • Erik R. Sirri: Former Chief Economist of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission [20]
  • Stephen Spinelli: Co-founded Jiffy Lube, Served as Chairman & CEO of American Oil Corporation[21]
  • Thomas J. Stallkamp: Former President of DaimlerChrysler[22] [23]
  • William Taylor: Co-founded magazine Fast Company, served as associate editor of Harvard Business Review [24]
  • Jeffrey Timmons: Internationally recoginized entrepreneurship professor[25]
  • Suzy Welch: co-author, with husband Jack Welch, of WINNING, a NY Times /WSJ bestseller, former editor of Harvard Business Review

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  • Amnesty International
  • Babson Billiards Club
  • Babson Cheerleaders
  • Babson Chess Club
  • Babson Chamber of Commerce
  • Babson Christian Fellowship
  • Babson College Fund (an academic program in which select students manage a portion of the college endowment)
  • Babson College Radio
  • Babson Conservatives
  • Babson Consulting Club
  • Babson Cricket Club
  • Babson Culinary Arts
  • Babson Cycling Club
  • Babson Dance Ensemble
  • Babson Entrepreneurial Exchange
  • Babson Emerging Markets Club (BEM)
  • Babson Entrepreneurial Teaching Alliance
  • Babson Fine Arts Appreciation
  • Babson Free Press
  • Babson Hillel
  • Babson Improv Group
  • Babson Investment Banking Association
  • Babson Investment Management Association
  • Babson Literary Magazine
  • Babson Luxury an Fashion Association
  • Babson Martial Arts Club
  • Babson Outdoors Association
  • Babson Players
  • Babson Republicans
  • Babson United Rugby
  • Babsonian Yearbook
  • Bowling Club
  • Financial Management Association
  • Colleges Against Cancer
  • GLEE (Gays Lesbians and Everybody Else)
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hacki-Sack Club

Minority and international student organizations

  • AMAN-SASA (South Asian Student Association)
  • Babson Asian Pacific Student Association
  • Babson Brazilian Association
  • Babson Francophone Society
  • Babson Korean Student Association
  • Babson Russian Club
  • Black Student Union
  • Japan International Circle
  • Transatlantic Community
  • Young Black Entrepreneurs

Religious organizations

  • Babson Christian Fellowship
  • Babson Friends of Israel
  • Babson Islamic Organization
  • Babson Olin Catholic Association
  • Babson Hillel

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Campus publications

Fraternities and sororities

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Babson College is a competitive institution. Approximately 37% of regular applicants and 51% of early decision applicants are accepted. Acceptance rates for early action candidates are not published.


Babson's "E-Tower" is an alternative housing option for entrepreneur students. Started in 2001, the building is a meeting place for brainstorming sessions, dinners with entrepreneurs, and other activities designed to foster an entrepreneurial community.

Babson's "I-Tower" is a special-interest housing unit that focuses on finance and investing by exposing its members to the American and international equity markets. One of iTower’s primary purposes is to foster an environment in which students help one another on the path to a career in the finance/investing industry

Babson College Radio, started by Adam Berger B'01 and Jacob Walker B'01 was the first web-based internet college radio station in the country.

Babo, the colorful student term for Public Safety.


Babson College has eleven Varsity Men's and eleven Varsity Women's intercollegiate athetic teams. All teams compete within the The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) which is an association of ten selective institutions of higher learning that provide high quality, competitive athletics for student-athletes within an educational and respectful environment that exemplifies the philosophy of NCAA Division III athletics. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...

The school's mascot is the Beaver.

Babson Globe

The 25-ton, 28-foot diameter Babson Globe is a notable campus landmark. Built in 1955 by Roger Babson at a cost of $200,000, it originally rotated both on its axis and its base, demonstrating both day and night and the progression of the seasons. Roger Ward Babson (July 6, 1875 - March 5, 1967), was a fucking asshole. ...

It was allowed to deteriorate; the facing tiles fell off in 1984, and by 1988 it had the appearance of a rusty sphere. The Babson administration announced that it would be destroyed, but outraged students, faculty and alumni began a drive to raise money for its restoration. In 1994 the globe itself was refurbished, though it no longer rotates. It was for many years the largest rotating globe in the world and, as of 2005, the second-largest one ever built. (For the largest, see Eartha). 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eartha is the name given to the worlds largest rotating globe, located within the headquarters of the Delorme mapping corporation in Yarmouth, Maine. ...

The former Coleman Map Building, now Coleman Hall, once housed a very large relief map of the United States, but according to the college it was destroyed circa 1997 when the building was remodelled into student housing.


  • "Remaking the MBA: Babson College Curriculum may become Business School Prototype." Paul Hemp, Boston Globe, August 23, 1992 p. 33
  • "Students Try to Save Babson's Rusty Globe," Associated Press, Boston Globe, August 6, 1989 p. 30
  • The Babson World Globe Description from Babson's website. Calls it "capable" of rotating but this refers to the globe as built, not to its current state.
  • World's Largest World is a World again Roadside America. Has image. Article appears to contain inaccuracies; globe does not rotate, and "odd monuments in the vicinity" are not at Babson; see Gravity Research Foundation.

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Babson is a residential college and is a 24-hours-a-day, seven days-a-week community alive with intellectual, cultural, athletic, and social activities.
Babson College is an NCAA Division III school, and most of the College’s intercollegiate teams compete in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
Babson is committed to educating students from diverse backgrounds; applying for financial aid does not affect a student’s chances of being admitted to Babson College.
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Babson College, founded by inventor, entrepreneur, and Presidential advisor Roger Ward Babson in 1919, is a coeducational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and executive education programs.
Babson is committed to being an internationally recognized leader in management education.
Babson College is in Wellesley, Massachusetts, a beautiful suburb about 14 miles west of Boston.
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