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Largest Massachusetts Colleges with Most Enrollment

Boston University has the most students of 34,657 for academic year 2018-2019 in Massachusetts. Harvard University is ranked second with 31,566 students and University of Massachusetts-Amherst follows them with 30,593 students. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have most students by gender.
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Largest Massachusetts Colleges with Most Enrollment
NameTotal # of StudentsFemaleMale
1Boston University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
34,65720,35114,306
2Harvard University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
31,56615,72515,841
3University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Public, 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA
30,59315,25215,341
4Northeastern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
21,62710,36411,263
5University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Public, 4 or more yearsLowell, MA
18,2427,27810,964
6University of Massachusetts-Boston
Public, 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
16,1649,2496,915
7Boston College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChestnut Hill, MA
14,7207,9186,802
8Tufts University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMedford, MA
11,5866,4755,111
9Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
11,5744,6026,972
10Bridgewater State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBridgewater, MA
10,9906,7004,290
11University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Public, 4 or more yearsNorth Dartmouth, MA
8,5134,2634,250
12Salem State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSalem, MA
8,3385,4142,924
13Fitchburg State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFitchburg, MA
7,1994,4292,770
14Suffolk University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
7,1864,0353,151
15Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWorcester, MA
6,8742,4544,420
16Worcester State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWorcester, MA
6,2173,8512,366
17Westfield State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWestfield, MA
6,1003,4872,613
18Simmons University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
6,0825,537545
19Brandeis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaltham, MA
5,8003,4152,385
20Framingham State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFramingham, MA
5,5653,5622,003