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Largest Massachusetts Colleges with Most Enrollment

Boston University has the most students of 32,718 for academic year 2020-2021 in Massachusetts. University of Massachusetts-Amherst is ranked second with 31,642 students and Harvard University follows them with 30,391 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), four-yearsBoston, MA
32,71819,03413,684
2University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Public, four-yearsAmherst, MA
31,64216,07715,565
3Harvard University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCambridge, MA
30,39115,88214,509
4Northeastern University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBoston, MA
22,90511,16811,737
5University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Public, four-yearsLowell, MA
18,1507,61510,535
6University of Massachusetts-Boston
Public, four-yearsBoston, MA
16,2599,5716,688
7Boston College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsChestnut Hill, MA
14,9348,1096,825
8Tufts University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMedford, MA
12,2196,9845,235
9Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCambridge, MA
11,2544,6576,597
10Bridgewater State University
Public, four-yearsBridgewater, MA
10,6516,6414,010
11University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Public, four-yearsNorth Dartmouth, MA
7,8694,0873,782
12Salem State University
Public, four-yearsSalem, MA
7,2424,8972,345
13Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsWorcester, MA
6,9202,5704,350
14Suffolk University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBoston, MA
6,8304,0032,827
15Fitchburg State University
Public, four-yearsFitchburg, MA
6,7284,0912,637
16Simmons University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBoston, MA
6,2635,758505
17Worcester State University
Public, four-yearsWorcester, MA
5,7243,6682,056
18Brandeis University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsWaltham, MA
5,4403,1852,255
19Merrimack College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNorth Andover, MA
5,4183,1412,277
20Westfield State University
Public, four-yearsWestfield, MA
5,3953,1162,279