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Financial Times Ranks Babson MBA One of the Best for Entrepreneurship Worldwide


Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business has again been recognized by the world’s leading global business publication for having one of the best MBA programs for entrepreneurship worldwide.

Financial Times’ FT 2017 Top MBAs for Entrepreneurship ranking names Babson No. 3 behind only MIT: Sloan and Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Babson ranks No. 1 for percentage of alumni who launch a business after graduation.

“Alumni from [Babson’s F.W.] Olin Graduate School of Business are the most entrepreneurial overall—more than half (52 percent) started a company after graduation,” said FT statistician Laurent Ortmans.

In the U.S., Babson also ranks among such renowned business schools as University of California at Berkeley: Haas, Dartmouth College: Tuck, Carnegie Mellon: Tepper, Columbia Business School, University of Chicago: Booth, Yale School of Management, University of Pennsylvania: Wharton, University of Virginia: Darden, Harvard Business School, NYU: Stern, and more.

Data was collected from the MBA class of 2013 as part of the publication’s annual Global MBA ranking. Criteria included the percentage of graduates who created their own companies, the percentage of alumni startups still operating at the end of 2016, the extent to which the school and alumni network helped in their entrepreneurial pursuits, and more.

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