Cape Cod Community College 2240 Iyannough Road Barnstable MA 02668 508-362-2131
Empire Beauty School-Hyannis 259 Barnstable Road Barnstable MA 02601 800-920-4593
Massachusetts Maritime Academy 101 Academy Drive Bourne MA 02532 508-830-5000
National Graduate School of Quality Management 186 Jones Road Falmouth MA 02540 800-838-2580
Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School 220 Sandwich Road Bourne MA 02532
Colleges and universities provide post-secondary and higher education degree programs, including associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications. Some colleges focus on liberal arts, while others focus on the sciences or vocational trades. Colleges and universities provide communities with a variety of jobs, from administrative and educational positions to custodial, food service and security positions.
As well as education, colleges provide entertainment venues for sporting events, fine arts shows, and performing arts. They help students with enrollment, college applications, and financial aid. They also provide alumni services, career placement services, financial aid in the form of work study, housing so students can live on campus. Most also offer medical services, and some also provide transportation. Some four-year colleges and universities are as large as small cities.