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Massachusetts Bay Community College
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  • 2 Year
  • WELLESLEY HILLS, MA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

MassBay is dedicated to preserving public safety on our campus. Anyone coming to campus must be fully vaccinated, including students, faculty, staff, and guests. Masks are worn indoors and 3 feet social distance is maintained. Many courses are offered online/remotely as well. Robust academic, financial, and mental health support services are available virtually, including a year-round Q&A Center. Learn More

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Safety
    grade A+
  5. Student Life
    grade B minus
  6. Location
    grade B+

About

50 OAKLAND ST
WELLESLEY HILLS, MA 02481
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
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From Massachusetts Bay Community College

Massachusetts workers with an associate degree earn $12,400 more per year than those with a high school diploma or GED. Enrolling at MassBay is an investment in your future, and the skills, training, and credentials you earn will be yours forever.

We are the most affordable, practical college option in MetroWest Boston. We keep student costs as low as possible and give nearly $600,000 in scholarship funds to our students each year. We offer more than 70 one- and two-year associate degree and certificate programs in areas of study that prepare you for the good jobs of today and tomorrow. Our experienced instructors are experts in their field, and our credits transfer seamlessly to bachelor’s degree programs.

What sets MassBay apart is our compassion. We care deeply about each student’s success, providing free, professional academic and financial aid support, and mental health counseling. We understand our students have busy, often complex lives. Helping them thrive is what drives us.

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Massachusetts Bay Community College Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
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Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$9,042 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,867 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
73%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 13 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 20 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 20 responses

Majors

Biotechnology at MassBay

academic spotlight

MassBay's biotechnology program is among the nation's elite, producing 23 Goldwater Scholars - the top undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering in America. The new, innovative Center for Therapeutics and Genomics Training, will feature state-of-the-art equipment such as a high-content imaging system and a high-grade and industry-aligned gene analyzer.

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
5
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    4%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    96%

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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,181 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,581
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Diverse
    50%
  • Nice
    25%
  • Stressed
    25%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
26%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%

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