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 (12.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 291 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
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
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 8,573 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,573 students
1,282 students
# Full-Time Students
3,919 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 4,654 students
1,017 students
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
% Black
26%
12%
% White
56%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
5%
3%
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. 0.42 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,056 is less than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,056 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,000 $10,294
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Quincy Quincy College
    Public
    1250 Hancock Street
    Quincy, MA 2169
    (800)698-1700
    12.3  Mi  |  4578  students
  • Norwood FINE Mortuary College
    Private for-profit
    150 Kerry Place
    Norwood, MA 2062
    (781)762-1211
    12.7  Mi  |  76  students
  • Norwood ITT Technical Institute-Norwood (Norwood - 02062)
    Private for-profit
    333 Providence Highway Rte 1
    Norwood, MA 02062
    (781)278-7200
    13.3  Mi  |  528  students
  • Milton Laboure College
    Private not-for-profit
    303 Adams Street
    Milton, MA 2186
    (617)296-8300
    14.5  Mi  |  743  students
  • Roxbury Crossing Roxbury Community College
    Public
    1234 Columbus Ave
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617)427-0060
    18.4  Mi  |  2554  students
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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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Sanford-Brown College-Boston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.