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 stayed relatively flat 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
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Number of Programs Offered1010

Student Body

  • The student population of Salter College-West Boylston has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment555 students3,428 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:126:1
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# Full-Time Students411 students1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students144 students2,352 students
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
26%
12%
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% Black
8%
12%
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% White
61%
61%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score0.550.59
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College Completion Rate
63%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,600$35,500
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%84%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$8,611$11,450
    This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Salter College-West Boylston and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,350$5,000
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    Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)100%66%
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Finanial aid is only available to those who qualify.

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