Massachusetts Bay Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$576
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,042
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
7.22%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,762
31.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
20.1%
111 Graduates

About

Massachusetts Bay Community College is a higher education institution located in Norfolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Massachusetts Bay Community College were .

In 2020, 660 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Massachusetts Bay Community College. 52.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (341 degrees), 2.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (128 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Massachusetts Bay Community College is $576, which is $−7,404 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Massachusetts Bay Community College is $576, which is $−7,404 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,042.

In 2020, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$576
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Massachusetts Bay Community College was $576. The cost of tuition at Massachusetts Bay Community College is $−7,404 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$9,042
2020 Value
3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Massachusetts Bay Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,042. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Massachusetts Bay Community College grew by 3%.

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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

$9,000
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Massachusetts Bay Community College was of $9,000 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
13%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Massachusetts Bay Community College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 10.8% with respect to 2019, when 37% 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.
7.22%
2018 Default Rate
38
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Massachusetts Bay Community College was 7.22%, which represents 38 out of the 526 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

Massachusetts Bay Community College has a total enrollment of 3,762 students. The full-time enrollment at Massachusetts Bay Community College is 1,181 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,581. This means that 31.4% of students enrolled at Massachusetts Bay Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Massachusetts Bay Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.9% White, 21.6% Hispanic or Latino, 13.7% Black or African American, 4.86% Asian, 2.68% Two or More Races, 0.239% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0797% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Massachusetts Bay Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (27%), followed by White Female (17.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Massachusetts Bay Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,762 students. The full-time enrollment at Massachusetts Bay Community College is 1,181 and the part-time enrollment is 2,581. This means that 31.4% of students enrolled at Massachusetts Bay Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
2020 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 Massachusetts Bay Community College was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Massachusetts Bay Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,803
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    811
  3. Black or African American
    516

The enrolled student population at Massachusetts Bay Community College is 47.9% White, 21.6% Hispanic or Latino, 13.7% Black or African American, 4.86% Asian, 2.68% Two or More Races, 0.239% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0797% 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 Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 262 students (6.96%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 30 more women than men received degrees from Massachusetts Bay Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Massachusetts Bay Community College is white (341 degrees awarded). There were 2.66 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (128 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Massachusetts Bay Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Massachusetts Bay Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (3 degrees), and Protective Services (47 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College are Police officers (135,784 people), Other managers (86,093 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (69,631 people), Software developers (39,683 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (38,540 people).

The most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College are Engineering Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (3 degrees), Protective Services (47 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (32 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (146 degrees).

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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 Massachusetts Bay Community College are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Real estate brokers & sales agents, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College are Engineering Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (3 degrees), Protective Services (47 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (32 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (146 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (330,529 people), Elementary & secondary schools (158,402 people), Computer Systems Design (65,412 people), Construction (62,412 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (60,243 people).

The most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College are Engineering Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (3 degrees), Protective Services (47 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (32 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (146 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Massachusetts Bay Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Massachusetts Bay Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

315
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
345
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 315 degrees were awarded to men at Massachusetts Bay Community College, which is 0.913 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (345).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 46 degrees were awarded to men at Massachusetts Bay Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.28 times more than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 53 degrees were awarded to women at Massachusetts Bay Community College in General Studies, which is 1.26 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 10% of students graduating from Massachusetts Bay Community 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 24% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Massachusetts Bay Community College is Female and Two or More Races (25% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.5% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    341 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    128 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Bay Community College is white (341 degrees awarded). There were 2.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (128 degrees).

4.09% of degree recipients (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    178 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    163 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Massachusetts Bay Community College is white male (178 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (163 degrees).

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Operations

Massachusetts Bay Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.43M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $286k (5.27%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Massachusetts Bay Community College had a total salary expenditure of $44.7M. Massachusetts Bay Community College employs 29 Professors, 27 Assistant professors, and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Massachusetts Bay Community College are Female Professors (18), Female Assistant professors(14), and Male Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Massachusetts Bay Community College are: Management, with 57 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.43M
2020 Endowment
0.82%
decline from 2019

Massachusetts Bay Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.43M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Massachusetts Bay Community College declined 0.82% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.01M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Massachusetts Bay Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.23M - Federal
  2. $2.55M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Massachusetts Bay Community College received $1.23M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.55M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22.5M
2020 Salaries
5.71%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Massachusetts Bay Community College paid a median of $22.5M in salaries, which represents 50.3% of their overall expenditure ($44.7M) and a 5.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.5% decline from 2018 and a 4.89% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.91M
Instructional Salaries
70
Number of Employees

In 2020, Massachusetts Bay Community College paid a total of $4.91M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Massachusetts Bay Community College were Professor with 29 employees; Assistant professor with 27 employees; and Assistant professor with 14 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Massachusetts Bay Community College were Management with 57 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Massachusetts Bay Community College was Female Professor with 18 employees, Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Massachusetts Bay Community College.

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