Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$576
2022 Average Net Price
$6,872
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.8%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,497
30.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
18.5%
96 Graduates

About

Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is a higher education institution located in Norfolk County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) were General Studies (78 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (56 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (46 degrees).

In 2022, 557 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647). 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (274 degrees), 2.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is $576, which is $−7,536 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is $576, which is $−7,536 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,872.

In 2022, 52% of undergraduate students attending Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 12% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$576
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) was $576. The cost of tuition at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is $−7,536 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,872
2022 Value
0.435%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,872. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) grew by 0.435%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,000
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) was of $9,000 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
12%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 13% with respect to 2021, when 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.8%
2019 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) was 2.8%, which represents 16 out of the 571 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) had a total enrollment of 3,497 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is 1,077 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,420. This means that 30.8% of students enrolled at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647), both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.1% White, 23.6% Hispanic or Latino, 13.6% Black or African American, 5.32% Asian, 3.26% Two or More Races, 0.229% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.114% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (24.2%), followed by White Female (14.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,497 students. The full-time enrollment at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is 1,077 and the part-time enrollment is 2,420. This means that 30.8% of students enrolled at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,473 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    827 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    474 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is 42.1% White, 23.6% Hispanic or Latino, 13.6% Black or African American, 5.32% Asian, 3.26% Two or More Races, 0.229% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.114% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 297 students (8.49%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 97 more women than men received degrees from Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is white (274 degrees awarded). There were 2.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is General Studies (78 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (56 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (46 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (4 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (30 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (22 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) are Social workers, all other (155,764 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (77,459 people), Other managers (76,194 people), Software developers (37,754 people), and Social & community service managers (30,128 people).

The most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) in 2022 are Science Technologies (4 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (124 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) are Science Technologies (4 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (124 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) are Elementary & secondary schools (187,344 people), Individual & family services (103,855 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (86,549 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (69,681 people), and Computer Systems Design (63,373 people).

The most specialized majors at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) are Science Technologies (4 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (124 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 78 degrees awarded
  2. 56 degrees awarded
  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) was General Studies with 78 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

230
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
327
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 230 degrees were awarded to men at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647), which is 0.703 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (327).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.11 times more than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) in General Studies, which is 2 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 8% of students graduating from Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is Male and Two or More Races (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.21% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    274 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    111 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is white (274 degrees awarded). There were 2.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

2.87% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    150 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    124 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    68 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) is white female (150 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (124 degrees).

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Operations

Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) has an endowment valued at nearly $5.81M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 67.5k (1.16%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) had a total salary expenditure of 46.6M. Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) employs 30 Professors, 22 Assistant professors and 19 Associate professors. Most academics at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) are Female Professor (17), Male Professor (13), and Male Assistant professor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) are: Management, with 63 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 45 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

Endowment

$5.81M
2022 Endowment
13.8%
decline from 2021

Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) has an endowment valued at about $5.81M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) declined 13.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $597k higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$22.1M
2022 Salaries
0.876%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) paid a median of $22.1M in salaries, which represents 47.4% of their overall expenditure ($46.6M) and a 0.876% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.94M
Instructional Salaries
71
Number of Employees

In 2022, Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) paid a total of $4.94M to 71 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
63 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) were Professor with 30 employees, Assistant professor with 22 employees, and Associate professor with 19 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) were Management with 63 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 45 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647) was Female Professor with 17 employees, Male Professor with 13 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Massachusetts Bay Community College (166647).

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