Salter College-West Boylston

184 West Boylston Suite # 1
West Boylston, MA 01583
Tel: (774)261-1500
668 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
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Salter College-West Boylston serves 668 students (75.15% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 45%.
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Salter College-West Boylston is one of 3 community colleges within Worcester County, MA.
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The nearest community college is Quinsigamond Community College (2.54 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Salter College-West Boylston Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 20 staff
61 staff
Salter College-West Boylston Total Faculty (2008-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 13 7

Student Body

The student population of 668 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 53:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 668 students 1,294 students
Salter College-West Boylston Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
21:1
Salter College-West Boylston Student Staff (2008-2013)
# Full-Time Students 502 students
822 students
Salter College-West Boylston Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 166 students
1,025 students
Salter College-West Boylston Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Salter College-West Boylston Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
2%
Salter College-West Boylston Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
30%
7%
Salter College-West Boylston Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
12%
Salter College-West Boylston Black (2006-2013)
% White
55%
57%
Salter College-West Boylston White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Salter College-West Boylston More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Salter College-West Boylston Unknown (2006-2013)
Salter College-West Boylston 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. 0.51 0.53
Salter College-West Boylston Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
89%
Salter College-West Boylston % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,274 per year for in-state students and $9,235 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,752 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 78%. 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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Sanford-Brown College-Boston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.