Cambridge College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,190
4.55% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,178
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.54%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,135
22.8% Full-Time

About

Cambridge College is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Cambridge College were General Business Administration & Management (122 degrees awarded), Mental Health Counseling (121 degrees), and General Special Education & Teaching (64 degrees).

In 2022, 937 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cambridge College. 76.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (328 degrees), 1.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (313 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cambridge College is $17,190, which is $−6,806 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Cambridge College is $17,190, which is $−6,806 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,178.

In 2022, 43% of undergraduate students attending Cambridge College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$17,190
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Cambridge College was $17,190. The cost of tuition at Cambridge College is $−6,806 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$21,178
2022 Value
22%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Cambridge College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,178. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Cambridge College grew by 22%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,500
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cambridge College was of $10,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Cambridge College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 6.52% with respect to 2021, when 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.54%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Cambridge College was 1.54%, which represents 12 out of the 780 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Cambridge College had a total enrollment of 2,135 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Cambridge College is 487 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,648. This means that 22.8% of students enrolled at Cambridge College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cambridge College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.1% White, 32.5% Hispanic or Latino, 20% Black or African American, 3.37% Asian, 1.78% Two or More Races, 0.141% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0468% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cambridge College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (17.4%) and White Female (17.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (25.1%) and Black or African American Female (9.79%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

22.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cambridge College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,135 students. The full-time enrollment at Cambridge College is 487 and the part-time enrollment is 1,648. This means that 22.8% of students enrolled at Cambridge College are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Cambridge College was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Cambridge College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    749 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    693 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    426 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Cambridge College is 35.1% White, 32.5% Hispanic or Latino, 20% Black or African American, 3.37% Asian, 1.78% Two or More Races, 0.141% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0468% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 48 students (2.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 499 more women than men received degrees from Cambridge College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Cambridge College is white (328 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (313 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Cambridge College is General Business Administration & Management (122 degrees awarded), followed by Mental Health Counseling (121 degrees) and General Special Education & Teaching (64 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Cambridge College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (356 degrees awarded), Business (293 degrees), and Psychology (67 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,834,306 people), Registered nurses (1,571,541 people), Accountants & auditors (1,087,372 people), Other managers (892,561 people), and Secondary school teachers (540,910 people).

The most specialized majors at Cambridge College in 2022 are Education (356 degrees awarded), Business (293 degrees), Psychology (67 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (24 degrees), and Health (177 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Education (356 degrees awarded), Business (293 degrees), Psychology (67 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (24 degrees), and Health (177 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,634,036 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,072,353 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (803,021 people), Computer Systems Design (604,587 people), and Outpatient care centers (551,082 people).

The most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Education (356 degrees awarded), Business (293 degrees), Psychology (67 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (24 degrees), and Health (177 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Cambridge College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 122 degrees awarded
  2. 121 degrees awarded
  3. 64 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Cambridge College was General Business Administration & Management with 122 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

219
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
718
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Cambridge College, which is 0.305 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (718).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Cambridge College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.469 times less than the 177 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 177 degrees were awarded to men at Cambridge College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.13 times more than the 83 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from Cambridge College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2020 at Cambridge College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    328 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    313 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    168 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cambridge College is white (328 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (313 degrees).

0.32% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    259 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    237 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    131 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Cambridge College is hispanic or latino female (259 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (237 degrees).

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Operations

Cambridge College has an endowment valued at nearly $41.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.6%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Cambridge College had a total salary expenditure of 37.4M. Cambridge College employs 10 Professors, 2 Assistant professors and 1 Lecturers. Most academics at Cambridge College are Female Professor (7), Male Professor (3), and Female Lecturer (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cambridge College are: Management, with 40 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 37 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 11 employees.

Endowment

$41.7M
2022 Endowment
28.4%
decline from 2021

Cambridge College has an endowment valued at about $41.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Cambridge College declined 28.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.84M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$16.7M
2022 Salaries
11.1%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Cambridge College paid a median of $16.7M in salaries, which represents 44.8% of their overall expenditure ($37.4M) and a 11.1% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.3M
Instructional Salaries
14
Number of Employees

In 2022, Cambridge College paid a total of $1.3M to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.78% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cambridge College were Professor with 10 employees, Assistant professor with 2 employees, and Lecturer with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cambridge College were Management with 40 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cambridge College was Female Professor with 7 employees, Male Professor with 3 employees, and Female Lecturer with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Cambridge College.

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