Colleges in Massachusetts

There are 241 Colleges in Massachusetts, serving a population of 6,789,319 people in an area of 7,800 square miles. There is 1 College per 28,171 people, and 1 College per 32 square miles.

The state of Massachusetts is ranked 25th in Colleges per capita, and 3rd in Colleges per square mile.

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Massachusetts College Statistics

Find Massachusetts College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Massachusetts College Enrollment
 MassachusettsUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment589,820 (34.0%)22,570,897 (27.7%)
Massachusetts Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 MassachusettsUnited States
Some College, No Degree740,784 (15.6%)45,027,332 (20.6%)
Associate's Degree365,103 (7.7%)18,338,323 (8.4%)
Bachelor's Degree1,128,877 (23.8%)42,470,927 (19.4%)
Graduate/Professional Degree908,825 (19.1%)26,396,124 (12.1%)
Massachusetts Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 MassachusettsUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher2,037,70268,867,051
Arts, Humanities & Others496,620 (24.4%)15,676,993 (22.8%)
Business366,266 (18.0%)14,029,435 (20.4%)
Education182,792 (9.0%)8,575,633 (12.5%)
Science & Engineering822,991 (40.4%)24,078,223 (35.0%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields169,033 (8.3%)6,506,767 (9.4%)