Consistently finding a place for itself amongst the top B Schools globally, the F. W. Olin
Graduate School of Business at Babson College is ranked first in terms of entrepreneurship.
There is a great benefit for international students to Babson, which is their scholarship criteria
that makes International students automatically eligible and under consideration for merit-based
aid programs. Highly qualified MBA candidates are provided Scholarships and fellowships on
the basis of academic, professional, and personal merit. No separate application is required and
selected candidates are notified at the time of acceptance. Both a one-year and two year MBA
program is available.
Application Deadlines Fall 2016
Round 1 : November 1
Round 2 : January 4
Round 3 : March 1
Round 4 : April 1
Application Requirements :
Application fee : $ 100
GMAT or GRE is required
TOEFL/ IELTS are required for non-native English speaker
One letter of recommendation is required
An updated copy of resume is required
Applicants need to submit the transcripts of the degrees attented.
Essay 1. Define Your Future
Please describe your short and long-term career goals and why they are important to you. How
do you expect to leverage your experience at Babson to make progress towards these goals? (400
words or less)
Essay2. Define Your Difference
Help us learn more about the multifaceted and talented person you are by picking 3 of the 6
questions below and responding to each one in 150 words or less. If you prefer, you may answer
any of these questions in a more creative format such as video, infographic or presentation.
(Please clearly identify which question(s) you are answering. If using a video format, the
response to each question can be up to 1 minute in length.)
1. What is an innovative/creative idea or change that you are most proud of implementing
personally or professionally?
2. Tell us about a time when something in your life felt particularly challenging and how you were
able to respond to that challenge.
3. Tell us three random things about you beyond what is already apparent from your application.
4. Describe the most constructive feedback that you have received and how you implemented this
into your personal and/or professional life.
5. Describe a past experience when you were trying to learn or master something new.
6. Which of the Babson Learning Goals do you find most appealing and why?
If you feel that there is any additional information that would add value to your application, or if
you would like to address any extenuating circumstances (i.e., gaps in work or academic history,
choice of recommenders, academic performance issues, etc.), please use this essay as an
opportunity to do so. (250 words or less)
Scholarship Essay (optional)
This essay is only required if you wish to qualify for the Frederic C. Hamilton Entrepreneurial
Scholarship (a merit-based award) and/or the Price-Babson Fellowship (a need-based award):
What are your specific entrepreneurial accomplishments and how will these accomplishments
add value to the Babson MBA? (250 words or less)
Application Requirements :
class size : 155
Average work experience : 5 years
Average GMAT Score : 628
Average GPA : 3.2
International students : 62 %