Selected Colleges Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between selected colleges. By school type, all 4 selected colleges are private. By school level, all 4 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Selected Colleges
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
Hampshire CollegeAmherst, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
The New England Conservatory of MusicBoston, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
New England College of OptometryBoston, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeMaster, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Western New England UniversitySpringfield, 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 $44,759 for State residents and $48,949 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 69.33% and graduation rate is 67.00%. 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
Hampshire College $52,738 75% 66% 12:1522
The New England Conservatory of Music $53,730 43% 71% 4:1701
New England College of Optometry - - - -528
Western New England University $40,380 90% 64% 12:13,673
Average$44,759 / $48,94969.33%67.00%9.33:11,356