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Massachusetts Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2022-2023, 2,949,171 students have applied and among them 1,256,089 were admitted to Massachusetts Colleges. 274,496 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Massachusetts Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2022-2023)
Massachusetts Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total2,949,171 1,256,089274,496
Public Schools564,148 413,81087,338
4 Years (Or High)562,812 413,07186,720
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years1,336 739618
Private Schools2,385,023 842,279187,158
4 Years (Or High)2,383,988 841,354186,493
2-4 Years179 11669
Less Than 2 Years856 809596
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Massachusetts Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Massachusetts Colleges is 42.59% in academic year 2022-2023. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 73.35% and the average rate of private schools was 35.32%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Massachusetts Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2022-2023)
Massachusetts Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average42.59%
Public Schools73.35%
4 Years (Or High)73.39%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years55.31%
Private Schools35.32%
4 Years (Or High)35.29%
2-4 Years64.80%
Less Than 2 Years94.51%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Massachusetts Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Massachusetts Colleges was 42.59% in academic year 2022-2023. Public schools' average admission yield was 73.35% and the average rate of private schools was 35.32%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Massachusetts Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2022-2023)
Massachusetts Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average21.85%
Public Schools21.11%
4 Years (Or High)20.99%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years83.63%
Private Schools22.22%
4 Years (Or High)22.17%
2-4 Years59.48%
Less Than 2 Years73.67%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Massachusetts Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Massachusetts Colleges is 795 for the academic year 2022-2023. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2022-2023. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2022-2023)
Massachusetts Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%367366
75%428428
Public Schools25%364367
75%434433
Private Schools25%370366
75%422423
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Massachusetts Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Massachusetts Colleges is 29 for the academic year 2022-2023. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2022-2023. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2022-2023)
Massachusetts Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%15 1111
75%18 1413
Public Schools25%151010
75%191413
Private Schools25%151211
75%171413
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Massachusetts Colleges