Newton Community Colleges

  • There are 2 community colleges in Newton, Massachusetts, serving 3,390 students.
  • Middlesex County, MA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Newton, MA Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • Lasell College
    Private, non-profit
    1844 Commonwealth Avenue
    Newton MA  2466
    (617)243-2000

    2,070 students
  • Mount Ida College
    Private, non-profit
    777 Dedham Street
    Newton MA  2459
    (617)928-4500

    1,320 students
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Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
May 20, 2017
We take a look at the latest annual college rankings from Washington Monthly, which provide a list of the top community colleges in the country as well as four-year schools.