New England College of Business and Finance

  • New England College of Business and Finance (NECB) an industry-focused, accredited, degree-granting college serving the financial services industry for over 100 years offers affordable and accessible online associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs.
School Highlights
  • New England College of Business and Finance serves 841 students (29% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • New England College of Business and Finance is one of 6 community colleges within Suffolk County, MA.
  • The nearest community college to New England College of Business and Finance is Urban College of Boston (0.4 miles away).

Top Placements

New England College of Business and Finance places among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
New England College of Business and Finance(MA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty28 staff96 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of New England College of Business and Finance has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The New England College of Business and Finance diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 87% over five years.
Total Enrollment841 students3,428 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:126:1
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# Full-Time Students245 students1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students596 students2,352 students
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# Undergraduate Students159 students1,105 students
# Graduate Students86 students52 students
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% Asian
-
5%
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% Hispanic
1%
12%
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% Black
1%
12%
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% White
4%
61%
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% Two or more races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
93%
7%
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Diversity Score0.130.59
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,525 is less than the state average of $26,142. The private state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,525$26,142
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,450$11,450
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,340$5,000
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Acceptance Rate (Year 2011)97%65%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in Boston in 1909 as a banking institute, the College achieved national prominence when it secured accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in 1985, making it the only institution of its kind in the United States ever to achieve full collegiate status. In 2005, it was acquired by NECF, LLC, a limited liability company registered in Massachusetts. NECB presents a wide variety of offerings for all levels of financial services personnel. Programs are offered online and include certificates, associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees. NECB is proud of its impressive network of over 150 prominent corporate partners. Programs are taught by industry leaders and experts in the business and finance community. New England College of Business and Finance is a private college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges since 1985. Since 1979, it has held degree granting authority from the Massachusetts Board of Regents of Higher Education.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to New England College of Business and Finance is Urban College of Boston (0.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Urban College of Boston
    Private, non-profit
    810 students | 0.40 Mi178 Tremont St 7th Fl
    Boston MA  02111
    (617)348-6359
    0.40810
  • Fisher College
    Fisher College Photo - Fisher student studying in the Esplanade. The campus is steps away from The Charles River, Boston Common, and Public Garden.
    Private, non-profit
    828 students | 0.90 Mi118 Beacon Street
    Boston MA  02116
    (617)236-8800
    0.90828
  • Bay State College
    Bay State College Photo
    Private, for profit
    1,108 students | 1.00 Mi122 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston MA  02116
    (617)217-9000
    1.001,108
  • 474 students | 1.30 Mi215 First St
    Cambridge MA  02142
    (617)218-8000
    1.30474
  • 14,253 students | 1.70 Mi250 New Rutherford Ave
    Charlestown MA  02129
    (617)228-2000
    1.7014,253
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Did You Know?
Suffolk County, MA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Suffolk County, MA is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.