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Average Tuition & Fees $26,466
($26,673)
Average Acceptance Rates 60.19 %
Total Student Population 509,374
Average Graduation Rates 63.41 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.09 to 1

Massachusetts Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 182 colleges and universities in Massachusetts State - 43 public and 139 private schools. By school level, there are 102 4 Year or high, 26 2-4 years, and 54 less than 2 years schools in Massachusetts. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Massachusetts Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public43
Private (not-for-profit)86
Private (for-profit)53
4 Year or High102
2-4 Year26
Less than 2 year54

Average Academic Statistics for Massachusetts Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Massachusetts colleges is 60.19% and the average graduation rate is 63.41% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 509,374 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Massachusetts colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.09:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Massachusetts.

[Chart] Massachusetts Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Massachusetts colleges is 18.646153846154 %
Average Retention Rate for Massachusetts colleges is 75.286713286713 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For Massachusetts Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Massachusetts colleges are $26,673 for Massachusetts residents and $26,466 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $24,758 for in-state students and $26,518 for out-of-state students.

Massachusetts 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$26,673$26,466
Graduate$24,758$26,518
[Chart] Massachusetts State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Massachusetts Colleges

Massachusetts colleges and universities are offering 7,076 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Massachusetts State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate61559
One but less than two years certificate1878
Associate's Degree73891
Two but less than four years certificate340
Bachelor's Degree2,739134
Post Bachelor's Degree35159
Master's Degree1,622213
Post Master's Degree19414
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship5229
Doctor's degree - professional practice664
Doctor's degree - other83

Special Learning Opportunities at Massachusetts State

In Massachusetts, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 80 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 59 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 40 colleges have the ROTC programs and 81 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Massachusetts schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Massachusetts State
Online Completely1 out of 181 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes80 out of 181 Schools
Graduate Online Classes59 out of 181 Schools
ROTC40 out of 181 Schools
Weekend/Evening College80 out of 181 Schools
Teacher certificate57 out of 181 Schools
Study Abroad81 out of 181 Schools