Ailano School of Cosmetology 541 West Street Brockton MA 02301 508-583-5433
Bridgewater State University 131 Summer Street Bridgewater MA 02325 508-531-1000
Brockton Hospital School of Nursing 680 Centre Street Brockton MA 02302 508-941-7040
La Baron Hairdressing Academy 240 Liberty Street Brockton MA 02301 508-583-1700
Lincoln Technical Institute 365 Westgate Drive Brockton MA 02301 508-941-0730
Massasoit Community College 1 Massasoit Boulevard Brockton MA 02302 781-821-2222
Spa Tech Institute - Plymouth Campus 59 Industrial Park Road Plymouth MA 02360 508-747-3130
Sullivan & Cogliano Training 460 Belmont Street Brockton MA 02301 508-584-9909
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.