2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$27,166

Net Price

%

Admitted

%

Enrolled

%

Graduation Rate

10/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Cambridge College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 2,451. In 2021, there were 233 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #53 in Massachusetts and ranks #1435 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Postgraduate Certificate, Master, Post Master Certificate

Psychology Graduates

233

Total Enrollment

2,451

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education

Ranking for Cambridge College

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#53

Massachusetts Rank

Combining ranking factors for 53 schools that offer psychology degrees in Massachusetts, Cambridge College ranks #53.

#1435

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Cambridge College ranks #1435.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Cambridge College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the postgraduate certificate level, the university offers Mental Health Counseling. At the master level Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling are offered. At the post master certificate level Counseling and Applied Psychology and Mental Health Counseling are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSPG CERTMAPMC
Counseling and Applied Psychology603
Counseling Psychology16
General Psychology29
Marriage and Family Therapy15
Mental Health Counseling11081
Total Graduates2911994
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 0 students applied to the Cambridge College. The university admitted % and % of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Massachusetts universities is 11,143. On average, all Massachusetts institutions admit 66% and 23% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Cambridge College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 67%. Compared to all Massachusetts four or more years colleges, the percentage is 77%.

The overall graduation rate for Cambridge College is %, compared to 69% for all Massachusetts universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare CC to Massachusetts Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Cambridge College to the average of all Massachusetts four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

CC

0

Applicants

%

Percent Admitted

%

Percent Enrolled

67%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

%

Graduation Rate

MA Colleges

11,143

Applicants

66%

Percent Admitted

23%

Percent Enrolled

77%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

69%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 18 or 4% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 461 or 96% part-time faculty members employed at Cambridge College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 16 or 3%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

CC

10 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

4%

Percent Full-Time

96%

Percent Part-Time

3%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

MA Colleges

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

47%

Percent Full-Time

53%

Percent Part-Time

45%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Cambridge College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $16,442, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,500.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $16,409 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Cambridge College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Cambridge College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$0
On-Campus Living Expenses$0
Total Living Expenses$0
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$16,442
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,500
Total Undergraduate Expenses$17,942
In-State, Graduate Tuition$16,409
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$16,409
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Cambridge College is $27,166. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Cambridge College to all Massachusetts universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

CC

$17,942

Cost to Attend

$3,536

Average Financial Aid

50%

Percent Receiving Aid

$27,166

Net Price

MA Colleges

$47,729

Cost to Attend

$20,502

Average Financial Aid

89%

Percent Receiving Aid

$23,230

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 3 or 50%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 536 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $3,536.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid536$3,536
Pell Grants376$2,854
Federal Student Loans530$7,901
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Cambridge College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

CC

536

Grant or Scholarship Aid

37%

Grants or Scholarships

376

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

530

Federal Student Loans

37%

Federal Student Loans

MA Colleges

2,963

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

1,101

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

1,750

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

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