Selected Colleges Comparison

Special LearningStudent ServicesAthleticsAdditional Facts

Special Learning Opportunity

The following table compares the special learning opportunities between selected colleges including distance learning opportunities, ROTC program, Study abroad, and more special chances of learning. This statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2021-2022.

Special Learning Opportunities Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameOnline ClassROTCTeacher Cert.Study AbroadWeekend/ Evening CollegeCampus Housing*Meal Plan**
Anna Maria College Under, Grad Air Force
Curry College Under, Grad Army

New England College of Optometry Under, Grad
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Under, Grad Army, NAVY, Air Force


*dormitory capacity

**yearly costs

Student Services on Campus

The following table compares the on-campus students services and facilities between selected colleges including Student Counseling, Employment services for current students, Placement service for program completers, On-campus daycare facility, and library information.

On-campus Student Services Between Selected Colleges
NameCareer CounselingEmployment ServicePlacement ServiceOn Campus DaycareLibrary Facilities
Anna Maria College Own Library
Curry College Own Library
New England College of Optometry Own Library
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Own Library

Athletics Associations

The following table summarizes the alheletic teams and program information of selected colleges. Among 4 selected colleges, 3 schools are member of NAA, and 3 schools are member of NCAA.

Athletic Teams In Selected Colleges
NameMembersFootballBasketballBaseballAll Programs
Anna Maria College NAA, NCAAEastern Collegiate Football ConferenceGreat Northeast Athletic ConferenceGreat Northeast Athletic Conference11 athletic programs
Curry College NAA, NCAACommonwealth Coast ConferenceCommonwealth Coast ConferenceCommonwealth Coast Conference10 athletic programs
New England College of Optometry Athletic Information is not available
Worcester Polytechnic Institute NAA, NCAANew England Women's & Men's Athletic ConferenceNew England Women's & Men's Athletic ConferenceNew England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference11 athletic programs

NAA: National Athletic Association

NCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association

Additional Characteristics

The following table compares and describes additional facts of selected colleges including religious affiliation, specialized schools, and medical degree offer, and other facts.

Additional Characteristics Of Selected Colleges
NameReligious AffiliationHistorical Black SchoolTribal SchoolHas HospitalOffer Medical Degree
Anna Maria College Roman Catholic
Curry College Not affiliated
New England College of Optometry Not affiliated
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Not affiliated