Salter College-West Boylston

Tel: (508) 853-1074
699 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Salter College-West Boylston serves 699 students (76% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 29:1.
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

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Salter College-West Boylston Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 699 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 54:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
699 students
1,303 students
Salter College-West Boylston Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
Student : Teacher Ratio 54:1
Salter College-West Boylston student staff (2008-2011)
# Full-Time Students
531 students
834 students
Salter College-West Boylston Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 168 students
1,040 students
Salter College-West Boylston Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Salter College-West Boylston sch enrollment Salter College-West Boylston sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Salter College-West Boylston Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Salter College-West Boylston Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Salter College-West Boylston Black (2006-2012)
% White
Salter College-West Boylston White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Salter College-West Boylston More (2007-2011)
Salter College-West Boylston sch ethnicity Salter College-West Boylston sta ethnicity
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 0.44
Salter College-West Boylston Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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