Massasoit Community College

One Massasoit Boulevard
Brockton, MA 02302
Tel: (508)588-9100
8,573 students
Public institution
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.
School Highlights:
Massasoit Community College serves 8,573 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Massasoit Community College is the only community colleges within Plymouth County, MA.
The nearest community college is Quincy College (12.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 291 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
College Massasoit Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 291 staff
61 staff
Massasoit Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,573 has grown by 15% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,573 students 1,296 students
Massasoit Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,919 students
814 students
Massasoit Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,654 students
1,040 students
Massasoit Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Massasoit Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Massasoit Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
6%
21%
Massasoit Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
26%
15%
Massasoit Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
56%
51%
Massasoit Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Massasoit Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Massasoit Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Massasoit Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.61 0.68
Massasoit Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,056 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,000 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,056 $5,660
Massasoit Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,000 $10,250
Massasoit Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Massasoit Community College is a comprehensive institution offering a full range of degree programs, transfer and support services-including an extensive Academic Resource Center, and credentialed certificates in a wide array of fields. With a Massasoit education you can be ready for immediate employment in the workforce or transfer to a four-year college. Massasoit Community College was founded in 1966, but its origin can be traced to a 1947 study by the State Board of Education which determined the need for a low tuition, state supported system. The study proposed that twelve community colleges be established, one of which would serve the Greater Brockton, South Shore area. In 1961, a proposal was brought before the Brockton School Committee, and after a feasibility study, announcement of such a college was made in 1965. In 1985, the Blue Hills Technical Institute, itself in existence since 1966, formally merged with Massasoit Community College, and is now the Canton campus. The Conference Center at Massasoit opened in 1997 offering 7200 square feet of meeting space for local businesses and other community organizations. Brockton Campus physical facilities include a 100 acre Brockton campus which offers students a Fine Arts building with two theaters, a T.V. studio and a radio station; a Field House which houses an olympic sized swimming pool, racketball courts and a weight room; modern classroom buildings and laboratory facilities; and an extensive library facility. Massasoit Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,827 per year for in-state students and $10,496 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,065 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is The New England Institute of Art. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.