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Total Enrollment 505,408
Undergraduate 362,760
Graduate 142,648
Men 218,438
Women 286,970

Student Population at Massachusetts Colleges

At Massachusetts colleges, there are 505,408 students including 362,760 undergraduate and 142,648 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 355,443 full-time and 149,965 part-time students with gender distribution of218,438 male and 286,970 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Massachusetts colleges have a total enrollment of 505,408 with a gender distribution of 43.22% male and 56.78% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total505,408218,438286,970
Undergraduate362,760158,093204,667
Graduate142,64860,34582,303
Full-time355,443161,084194,359
Part-time149,96557,35492,611
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Massachusetts Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Massachusetts colleges have a total of 355,443 full-time students and 149,965 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 273,202 students are attending classes with full-time status and 89,558 are part-time students. In graduate school, 82,241 students are full-time and 60,407 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total505,408355,443149,965
Undergraduate362,760273,20289,558
Graduate142,64882,24160,407
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Massachusetts Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Massachusetts colleges, 47,587 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 57,724 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 505,408 students. In undergraduate schools, 68,204 students enrolled in online courses and 37,107 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students505,408362,760142,648
Online Exclusively47,58721,31926,268
In Some Online Classes57,72446,88510,839
Not In Online Classes400,097294,556105,541
[Chart] Massachusetts Colleges and Universities Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Massachusetts colleges. There are 259,417 Caucasian, 41,684 Black/African American, 39,346 Asian, and 55,439 Hispanic students in Massachusetts colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Massachusetts Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total505,408218,438286,970
American Indian/Native American890356534
Asian39,34617,16022,186
Black/African American41,68416,65425,030
Hispanic55,43921,13834,301
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader414160254
White259,417111,338148,079
Two More15,1186,1228,996
Un-Known31,43313,09518,338
[Chart] Massachusetts Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution