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Babson Demographics & Diversity

Wellesley, Massachusetts

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Babson are predominantly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very high racial diversity. 62% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Babson College students
Race Percent of Students
White 38%
Black 5%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 12%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 26%
Race Unknown 6%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 18% more male students than female students enrolled at Babson College with a gender ratio of 54% men to 46% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Babson has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Babson College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 54%
Women 46%
Enrollment by gender for Babson College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,819
Women 1,538

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Babson serves a high number of out-of-state students with 81% of the student body residing outside of Massachusetts or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Babson College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 18%
Out of State 55%
Foreign 24%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$82,978 per year

12% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.2%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164580 IPEDS survey data for Babson College.