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 3,600 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 1730 - 2020 on the SAT exam, or 26 - 30 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 3.48 - 3.71. 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.

Overall Babson College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Babson College was reported as 28.2% in Fall 2013 with over 6,090 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

  • SAT Scores: 1730 - 2020
  • ACT Scores: 26 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.48 - 3.71

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 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Babson College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 40.3%
  • 2010-2011: 39.5%
  • 2011-2012: 33.8%
  • 2012-2013: 29.0%
  • 2013-2014: 28.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 31.6%

How Does Babson College Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Babson College is ninety-seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering16.9%
Wellesley College29.1%
Lasell College76.1%
Mount Ida College60.7%
Regis College72.4%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Babson College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 640
Math610 - 710
Writing570 - 670
Total Score1730 - 2020
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 30
Math26 - 31
Composite Score26 - 30
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