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Average Tuition & Fees $27,475
($26,797)
Average Acceptance Rates 28.02 %
Total Student Population 483,246
Average Graduation Rates 64.82 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 11.65 to 1

Massachusetts Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 175 colleges and universities are active in Massachusetts - 44 public and 131 private schools. By school level, there are 97 four(4) Years or high, 26 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 52 less than tow(2) years schools in Massachusetts. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public44 schools
Private (not-for-profit)85 schools
Private (for-profit)46 schools
4 Year or High97 schools
2-4 Year26 schools
Less than 2 year52 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Massachusetts Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Massachusetts colleges is 28.02% and the average graduation rate is 64.82% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 483,246 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Massachusetts colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 11.65 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Massachusetts.
[Chart] 2022 Massachusetts Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Massachusetts colleges is 16.642857142857 %
Average Retention Rate for Massachusetts colleges is 73.014814814815 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Massachusetts Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Massachusetts colleges are $26,797 for Massachusetts residents and $27,475 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $24,880 for in-state students and $27,925 for out-of-state students.
Massachusetts 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$26,797$27,475
Graduate$24,880$27,925
[Chart] Massachusetts State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Massachusetts Colleges

Massachusetts colleges and universities are offering 7,448 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
One but less than two years certificate17510
Associate's Degree76476
Two but less than four years certificate350
Bachelor's Degree2,87775
Post Bachelor's Degree431115
Master's Degree1,745178
Post Master's Degree22320
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship5463
Doctor's degree - professional practice764
Doctor's degree - other74

Special Learning Opportunities at Massachusetts State

In Massachusetts, 77 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 57 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 Completely0 out of 150 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes77 out of 150 Schools
Graduate Online Classes57 out of 150 Schools
ROTC40 out of 150 Schools
Weekend/Evening College71 out of 150 Schools
Teacher certificate57 out of 150 Schools
Study Abroad81 out of 150 Schools