Massachusetts Colleges and Universities


Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts

From the Boston nightlife to picnicking in Cape Cod, Massachusetts offers a range of experiences that can appeal to almost every college student. The state has gained a reputation for academic excellence with schools like MIT and Harvard. Don't think you are Ivy League material? The state has 14 public universities and colleges from which to choose as well as 15 community colleges. Not to mention, there are numerous private universities and colleges in the Massachusetts.


Massachusetts: An economy on the rebound

The recession hit the country hard. However, Massachusetts is one state that wasted no time rebounding. According to the Commerce Department, it has the fourth fastest growing economy in the nation. It is also headquarters for Fortune 500 companies such as Liberty Mutual, Staples, State Street Corporation and Thermo Fischer Scientific. Key industries in the state include defense, financial services, information technology and life sciences. There are several in-demand occupations in Massachusetts that require a college education. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean earned wages for some of these occupations were:

  1. Accountants and auditors: $75,030
  2. Computer hardware engineers: $115,190
  3. Medical scientists: $91,230
  4. Network and computer systems administrators: $80,280
  5. Registered nurses: $84,990

Did you know Harvard is considered to be the first university in the country because of its founding in 1636? It makes sense that many students turn to colleges and universities in Massachusetts, with its long tradition of quality education, to pursue their degrees.

See also: Massachusetts Vocational Schools and Career Training

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            Other Colleges & Universities in Massachusetts

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            Amherst College
            Amherst, Massachusetts www.amherst.edu
            Anna Maria College
            Paxton, Massachusetts www.annamaria.edu
            Assumption College
            Worcester, Massachusetts www.assumption.edu
            Atlantic Union College
            South Lancaster, Massachusetts www.auc.edu
            Berklee College of Music
            Boston, Massachusetts www.berklee.edu
            Berkshire Community College
            Pittsfield, Great Barrington, Massachusetts www.berkshirecc.edu
            Boston College
            Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, Massachusetts www.bc.edu
            Brandeis University
            Waltham, Massachusetts www.brandeis.edu
            Bridgewater State College
            Bridgewater, Massachusetts www.bridgew.edu
            Cape Cod Community College
            West Barnstable, Massachusetts
            Clark University
            Worcester, Massachusetts www.clarku.edu
            Dean College
            Franklin, Massachusetts www.dean.edu
            Eastern Nazarene College
            Quincy, Massachusetts www.enc.edu
            Emmanuel College
            Boston, Massachusetts www.emmanuel.edu
            Endicott College
            Beverly, Massachusetts www.endicott.edu
            Fisher College
            Boston, Massachusetts www.fisher.edu
            Fitchburg State College
            Fitchburg, Massachusetts www.fsc.edu
            Harvard University
            Cambridge, Massachusetts www.harvard.edu
            Labour College
            Boston, Massachusetts www.laboure.edu
            Longy School of Music
            Cambridge, Massachusetts www.longy.edu
            Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
            North Adams, MA www.mcla.edu
            Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
            Boston, Massachusetts www.mcphs.edu
            Massachusetts Maritime Academy
            Buzzards Bay, MA www.maritime.edu
            Merrimack College
            North Andover, Massachusetts www.merrimack.edu
            Middlesex Community College
            Bedford, Lowell, Massachusetts www.middlesex.mass.edu
            Montserrat College of Art
            Beverly, Massachusetts www.montserrat.edu
            Mount Wachusett Community College
            Gardner, Leominster, Fitchburg, Athol, Devens, Massachusetts www.mwcc.edu
            Pine Manor College
            Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts www.pmc.edu
            Quincy College
            Quincy, Plymouth, Massachusetts www.quincycollege.edu
            Quinsigamond Community College
            Worcester, Massachusetts www.qcc.edu
            Regis College
            Weston, Massachusetts www.regiscollege.edu
            Roxbury Community College
            Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts www.rcc.mass.edu
            Salem State College
            Salem, Massachusetts www.salemstate.edu
            Simmons College
            Boston, Massachusetts www.simmons.edu
            Smith College
            Northampton, Massachusetts www.smith.edu
            Stonehill College
            Easton, Massachusetts www.stonehill.edu
            Suffolk University
            Boston, Madrid, Dakar www.suffolk.edu
            The Boston Conservatory
            Boston, Massachusetts www.bostonconservatory.edu
            The New England Conservatory of Music
            Boston, Massachusetts
            Wellesley College
            Wellesley, Massachusetts www.wellesley.edu
            Wentworth Institute of Technology
            Boston, Massachusetts www.wit.edu
            Wheaton College
            Norton, Massachusetts www.wheatonma.edu
            Wheelock College
            Boston, Massachusetts www.wheelock.edu
            Williams College
            Williamstown, Massachusetts www.williams.edu
            American International College
            Art Institute of Boston
            Babson College
            Babson Park
            Bay Path College
            Longmeadow, Massachusetts
            Becker College
            Worcester, Leicester, MA
            Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
            Bentley College
            Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis
            Boston University
            Boston, Massachusetts
            Bristol Community College
            Fall River, New Bedford
            Bunker Hill Community College
            Boston, Massachusetts
            Cambridge College
            Cambridge, Springfield, Massachusetts
            College of the Holy Cross
            Curry College
            Elms College
            Emerson College
            Boston, Los Angeles, Europe
            Framingham State College
            Gordon College
            Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
            Boston, Charlotte, South Hamilton
            Greenfield Community College
            Hampshire College