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

Other Colleges & Universities in Massachusetts

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