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.
|Name||Location||Type/Level||Highest Degree||Offered Degree|
|Nichols College||Dudley, MA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Master's Degree||Associate, Bachelor, Master|
|Northeastern University||Boston, MA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Doctor's Degree||Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate|
|College of Our Lady of the Elms||Chicopee, MA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Doctor's Degree||Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate|
|Pine Manor College||Chestnut Hill, MA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Master's Degree||Associate, Bachelor, Master|
|Stonehill College||Easton, MA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Master's Degree||Bachelor, Master|
Key Facts Comparison
The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $38,007 for State residents and $41,725 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 59.20% and graduation rate is 63.20%. 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|
|College of Our Lady of the Elms||$38,391||70%||64%||11:1||1,355|
|Pine Manor College||$31,600||57%||25%||15:1||199|
|Average||$38,007 / $41,725||59.20%||63.20%||13.80:1||5,696|