Salter College-West Boylston

184 West Boylston Suite # 1
West Boylston, MA 01583-0000
Tel: (774)261-1500
School Highlights
  • Salter College-West Boylston serves 555 students (74% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 39%.
  • Salter College-West Boylston is one of 4 community colleges within Worcester County, MA.
  • The nearest community college is Quinsigamond Community College (2.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Salter College-West Boylston(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty20 staff95 staff
Salter College-West Boylston Total Faculty (2009-2016)
Number of Programs Offered1010

Student Body

  • The student population of 555 has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 73:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment555 students2,713 students
Salter College-West Boylston Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:126:1
Salter College-West Boylston Student Staff Ratio (2009-2016)
# Full-Time Students411 students1,076 students
Salter College-West Boylston Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students144 students1,637 students
Salter College-West Boylston Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Salter College-West Boylston Enrollment Breakdown MA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Salter College-West Boylston Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
26%
12%
Salter College-West Boylston Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
8%
11%
Salter College-West Boylston Black (2007-2016)
% White
61%
61%
Salter College-West Boylston White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Salter College-West Boylston More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
8%
Salter College-West Boylston Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.550.59
Salter College-West Boylston Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
63%
18%
Salter College-West Boylston Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,600$35,600
Salter College-West Boylston Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%86%
    Salter College-West Boylston % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$8,611$15,250
    Salter College-West Boylston Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,350$5,300
    Salter College-West Boylston Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate100%68%
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Finanial aid is only available to those who qualify.

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