Massachusetts Colleges 2017 Key Statistics

Massachusetts Colleges 2017 Key Statistics

Average Tuition & Fees $28,459 ($7,691)
Average Acceptance Rates 63.85 %
Total Student Population 518,879
Average Graduation Rates 62.74 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.59 to 1

Massachusetts Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 194 colleges universities in Massachusetts State - 43 public and 151 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Massachusetts Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Public43
Private (not-for-profit)88
Private (for-profit)63
4 Year or High105
2-4 Year27
Less than 2 year62

Average Academic Statistics for Massachusetts State Colleges

[chart] Massachusetts Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for Massachusetts colleges is 63.845238095238 %.
Average Graduation Rate for Massachusetts colleges is 62.743902439024 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for Massachusetts colleges is 17.56 %
Average Retention Rate for Massachusetts colleges is 76.966887417219 %
Total Student Population for Massachusetts colleges is 518,879
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for Massachusetts colleges is 12.589595375723 %

Massachusetts Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at Massachusetts
Remedial services91 out of 194 Schools
Academic/career counseling service177 out of 194 Schools
Employment services for students141 out of 194 Schools
Placement services for completers161 out of 194 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children24 out of 194 Schools
Library facilities at institution184 out of 194 Schools

Offered Degrees At Massachusetts Colleges

Massachusetts colleges and universities are offering 6,939 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Massachusetts State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate60551
One but less than two years certificate2345
Associate's Degree72070
Two but less than four years certificate571
Bachelor's Degree2,686125
Post Bachelor's Degree30549
Master's Degree1,554182
Post Master's Degree21110
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship4933
Doctor's degree - professional practice626
Doctor's degree - other124

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For Massachusetts Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for Massachusetts colleges is $7,691 for Massachusetts residents and $28,459 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $13,358 for in-state students and $24,765 for out-of-state students.

Massachusetts 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,691$28,459
Graduate$13,358$24,765
[chart] Massachusetts State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at Massachusetts State

Next table shows the number of Massachusetts schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Massachusetts State
Online Completely1 out of 194 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes68 out of 194 Schools
Graduate Online Classes50 out of 194 Schools
ROTC40 out of 194 Schools
ROTC Army34 out of 194 Schools
ROTC Navy12 out of 194 Schools
ROTC Air Force30 out of 194 Schools
Weekend/Evening College81 out of 194 Schools
Teacher certificate63 out of 194 Schools
Study Abroad83 out of 194 Schools
Campus Housing78 out of 194 Schools

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