F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business – Babson College

History

Founded in 1947, the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College is located in the Babson Park area of Wellesley, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. The school offers a traditional full-time MBA program, a one-year program for those with an academic background in business, an evening MBA program for those who are fully employed, and a Blended Learning part-time MBA program. Other available options include a Master of Science in Accounting program and a Certificate in Advanced Management. The business school is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

Location(s)

The main campus of Babson College is situated approximately 14 miles from the city of Boston in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The school also maintains centers in Boston and San Francisco. Babson’s main campus can be found in proximity to Exits 14 and 15 on the Massachusetts Turnpike and then Route 16 towards Newton/Wellesley.

The main campus of Babson College is located less than 20 miles away from Boston’s Logan International Airport.

Facilities

Olin is located on the northern edge of Babson’s campus. Students of the graduate school complete most of their classes in Olin Hall, a building that includes rooms for group study, a café, and spaces for student clubs and events. MBA students may also take advantage of Babson’s centers and research institutes, fitness center, cafeteria, and student center as well as the Horn Library, which features research support and computer services for the Babson community.

Faculty

Due to Babson’ strong undergraduate presence, approximately 250 faculty members are employed on campus at any given time. Eighty-six percent of all full-time Babson faculty members hold a doctorate or an equivalent degree. All programs offered by the Olin School of Business are taught based on the school’s hallmark entrepreneurial and action-oriented approach to learning.

Student Body

The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson currently enrolls 916 graduate students, 34% of which identify as female. Roughly 35% of these students are non-domestic, representing 46 total countries worldwide. The school also enrolls 528 undergraduate students.

MBA Degree Offerings

Olin offers a two-year full-time MBA program, a one-year program for those with an academic background in business, an evening MBA program, and a Blended Learning part-time MBA program.