Selected Colleges Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between selected colleges. By school type, all 5 selected colleges are private. By school level, all 5 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Selected Colleges
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
Benjamin Franklin Institute of TechnologyBoston, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor
College of the Holy CrossWorcester, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
Longy School of Music of Bard CollegeCambridge, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Master, Post-Graduate
MCPHS UniversityBoston, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
College of Our Lady of the ElmsChicopee, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $35,141 for State residents and $39,628 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 72.25% and graduation rate is 66.60%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology $17,550 - 51% 10:1463
College of the Holy Cross $56,540 38% 93% 10:12,970
Longy School of Music of Bard College $48,800 90% 55% 6:1202
MCPHS University $35,800 91% 70% 16:17,501
College of Our Lady of the Elms $39,449 70% 64% 11:11,355
Average$35,141 / $39,62872.25%66.60%10.60:12,498