Salter College-West Boylston

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 to Salter College-West Boylston is Quinsigamond Community College (2.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Salter College-West Boylston places among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

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 staff96 staff
Salter College-West Boylston Total Faculty (2009-2016)
Number of Programs Offered1010

Student Body

  • The student population of Salter College-West Boylston has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Salter College-West Boylston diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment555 students3,428 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 students2,352 students
Salter College-West Boylston Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Salter College-West Boylston Enrollment Breakdown MA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Salter College-West Boylston Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Salter College-West Boylston Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Salter College-West Boylston Black (2007-2016)
% White
Salter College-West Boylston White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Salter College-West Boylston More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Salter College-West Boylston Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.59
Salter College-West Boylston Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
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%89%
    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 Rate (Year 2007)100%65%
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Finanial aid is only available to those who qualify.

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