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Babson Among Top Four Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts

Babson College lands at No. 4 for value in Massachusetts on the second annual Best Value Colleges study produced by SmartAsset.  Top performing schools were ranked based on their performance in scholarships provided, starting salary, tuition, living costs, and retention rate.


Babson produces impressive numbers on average:

  • Scholarships and Grants: $31,518
  • Starting Salary: $60,700
  • Student Retention Rate: 94%
  • Student Living Costs: $16,984
  • College Tuition: $43,520

These numbers scored Babson 68.69/100, awarding them the spot as the fourth most valuable college in Massachusetts only behind Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, and Massachusetts Maritime Academy.


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