The following table compares the basic academic information between selected colleges. By school type, all 5 selected colleges are public. By school level, all 5 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
|Name||Location||Type/Level||Highest Degree||Offered Degree|
|Fitchburg State University||Fitchburg, MA||Public, four-years||Master's Degree||Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate|
|Framingham State University||Framingham, MA||Public, four-years||Master's Degree||Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate|
|Salem State University||Salem, MA||Public, four-years||Master's Degree||Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate|
|Worcester State University||Worcester, MA||Public, four-years||Master's Degree||Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate|
|Northern Vermont University - Northern Essex Community College||Lawrence, MA||Public, four-years||Bachelor's Degree||-|
Key Facts Comparison
The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $11,118 for State residents and $17,379 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 87.00% and graduation rate is 59.25%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
|Name||Tuition & Fees||Acceptance Rate||Graduation Rate||Student Faculty Ratio||Student Population|
|Fitchburg State University||$10,830 / $16,910||85%||58%||14:1||6,728|
|Framingham State University||$11,380 / $17,460||84%||61%||13:1||4,876|
|Salem State University||$11,675 / $18,480||90%||59%||14:1||7,242|
|Worcester State University||$10,586 / $16,666||89%||59%||16:1||5,724|
|Northern Vermont University - Northern Essex Community College||- / -||-||-||-||-|
|Average||$11,118 / $17,379||87.00%||59.25%||14.25:1||6,143|