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Total Enrollment 497,768
Undergraduate 354,343
Graduate 143,425
Men 213,339
Women 284,429

Student Population at Massachusetts Colleges

At Massachusetts colleges, there are 497,768 students including 354,343 undergraduate and 143,425 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 351,409 full-time and 146,359 part-time students with gender distribution of 213,339 male and 284,429 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Massachusetts colleges have a total enrollment of 497,768 with a gender distribution of 42.86% male and 57.14% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total497,768213,339284,429
Undergraduate354,343153,508200,835
Graduate143,42559,83183,594
Full-time351,409158,187193,222
Part-time146,35955,15291,207
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Massachusetts Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Massachusetts colleges have a total of 351,409 full-time students and 146,359 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 269,314 students are attending classes with full-time status and 85,029 are part-time students. In graduate school, 82,095 students are full-time and 61,330 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total497,768351,409146,359
Undergraduate354,343269,31485,029
Graduate143,42582,09561,330
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Massachusetts Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Massachusetts colleges, 49,195 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 56,186 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 497,768 students. In undergraduate schools, 65,106 students enrolled in online courses and 40,275 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students497,768354,343143,425
Online Exclusively49,19521,04328,152
In Some Online Classes56,18644,06312,123
Not In Online Classes392,387289,237103,150
[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 250,902 Caucasian, 40,647 Black/African American, 40,225 Asian, and 56,538 Hispanic students in Massachusetts colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Massachusetts Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total497,768213,339284,429
American Indian/Native American827333494
Asian40,22517,36422,861
Black/African American40,64716,06124,586
Hispanic56,53821,28035,258
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader402153249
White250,902106,989143,913
Two More15,5736,3239,250
Un-Known30,87412,59918,275
[Chart] Massachusetts Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution