Babson College

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Babson College can be found in Wellesley, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 3,700 students enrolled per year at Babson College.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores to this school. A score within the range of 1270 - 1450 on the SAT exam, or 27 - 32 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Babson College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.55 - 3.78. The acceptance rate for this school is lower than most schools and competition is high, given that only 30% of students who applied are granted admission to the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Babson College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Babson College was reported as 26.4% in Fall 2020 with over 6,360 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 27 - 32
  • Average GPA: 3.55 - 3.78

How Hard Is It to Get into Babson College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Babson College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Babson College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 24.6%
  • 2017-2018: 24.2%
  • 2018-2019: 24.4%
  • 2019-2020: 26.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 23.4%

How Does Babson College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Babson College is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering15.7%
Wellesley College21.6%
Lasell College83.7%
Regis College79.3%
Pine Manor College45.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Babson College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading620 - 690
Math650 - 760
Total Score1270 - 1450
ACT®Score Range
English28 - 34
Math27 - 32
Composite Score27 - 32
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