Massasoit Community College

  • 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 7,905 students (43% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Massasoit Community College is the only community colleges within Plymouth County, MA.
  • The nearest community college to Massasoit Community College is Quincy College (12.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Massasoit Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 293 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Massasoit Community College(MA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty293 staff96 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Massasoit Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Massasoit Community College diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,905 students3,428 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:126:1
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# Full-Time Students3,401 students1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students4,504 students2,352 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
5%
12%
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% Black
21%
12%
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% White
66%
61%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
7%
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Diversity Score0.520.59
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College Completion Rate
15%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,500$35,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,296 is less than the state average of $4,424. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,240 is less than the state average of $9,401. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,296$4,424
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,240$9,401
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid70%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,000$11,450
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,950$5,000
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Source: 2016 (or 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

  • The nearest community college to Massasoit Community College is Quincy College (12.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,705 students | 12.30 Mi1250 Hancock Street
    Quincy MA  02169
    (800)698-1700
    12.304,705
  • FINE Mortuary College
    Private, for profit
    104 students | 12.70 Mi150 Kerry Place
    Norwood MA  02062
    (781)762-1211
    12.70104
  • Laboure College
    Private, non-profit
    850 students | 14.50 Mi303 Adams Street
    Milton MA  02186
    (617)296-8300
    14.50850
  • 2,393 students | 18.40 Mi1234 Columbus Ave
    Roxbury Crossing MA  02120
    (617)427-0060
    18.402,393
  • Newbury College
    Private, non-profit
    874 students | 19.30 Mi129 Fisher Ave
    Brookline MA  02445
    (617)730-7000
    19.30874
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