Salter College-West Boylston

184 West Boylston Suite # 1
West Boylston, MA 01583
Tel: (774)261-1500
668 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Salter College-West Boylston serves 668 students (75% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Salter College-West Boylston is one of 3 community colleges within Worcester County, MA.
The nearest community college is Quinsigamond Community College (2.5 miles away).

School Overview

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
59 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 20% 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 declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
668 students
1,282 students
Salter College-West Boylston Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
Salter College-West Boylston student staff (2008-2013)
# Full-Time Students
502 students
810 students
Salter College-West Boylston Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 166 students
1,017 students
Salter College-West Boylston Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Salter College-West Boylston Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Salter College-West Boylston Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Salter College-West Boylston Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Salter College-West Boylston Black (2006-2013)
% White
Salter College-West Boylston White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Salter College-West Boylston More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
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)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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