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Largest Massachusetts Colleges with Most Enrollment

Boston University has the most students of 33,720 for academic year 2019-2020 in Massachusetts. Harvard University is ranked second with 31,655 students and University of Massachusetts-Amherst follows them with 31,350 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
33,72019,64814,072
2Harvard University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
31,65515,98815,667
3University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Public, 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA
31,35015,68815,662
4Northeastern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
22,20710,69211,515
5University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Public, 4 or more yearsLowell, MA
18,3527,46410,888
6University of Massachusetts-Boston
Public, 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
15,9899,2686,721
7Boston College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChestnut Hill, MA
14,7477,9796,768
8Tufts University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMedford, MA
11,8786,6325,246
9Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
11,5204,6526,868
10Bridgewater State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBridgewater, MA
10,8816,6044,277
11University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Public, 4 or more yearsNorth Dartmouth, MA
8,1544,1653,989
12Salem State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSalem, MA
7,7065,0592,647
13Fitchburg State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFitchburg, MA
7,2514,5262,725
14Suffolk University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
7,1694,0873,082
15Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWorcester, MA
6,8942,5164,378
16Simmons University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
6,5355,956579
17Worcester State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWorcester, MA
6,2043,9682,236
18Brandeis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaltham, MA
5,8253,4182,407
19Westfield State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWestfield, MA
5,7953,3432,452
20Framingham State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFramingham, MA
5,4563,4452,011