Honors and Recognition

Number one

#1 for Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Massachusetts

Cambridge College’s online bachelor’s degrees are #1 among private colleges in Massachusetts and in the top 30% in the nation among all colleges, based on U.S. News & World Report 2024 rankings of best online bachelor’s programs in the nation. Learn more

ITP Master's Programs 2019-2020

Teacher Prep Programs Earn Best Value

Cambridge College is one of only five colleges in Massachusetts to earn the Best Value designation by Teacher.org in 2019-2020. Our ITP Master’s in Education degrees were recognized as being "at the intersection of affordability and academic excellence." Learn more

ABA Top Master's Degrees

Autism/ABA Master's Program Ranked #2 in the Country

The Cambridge College Autism/Applied Behavioral (ABA) Master’s Degree Program was ranked #2 in the country by ABA Degree Programs in 2023.

ABA Top Doctoral Degrees

Applied Behavior Analysis PhD Ranked #4 for Best Value

The Cambridge College PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis with Specialization in Autism Intervention Degree Program was ranked #4 in the U.S. for best value by ABA Degree Programs in 2024.

College Factual Best Value Bachelor's 2024

Bachelor’s Degrees among Best Value in New England

Cambridge College was ranked #15 in Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for the Money out of 110 in the New England Region, awarded from College Factual for 2024. Learn more

College Factual Best Value Business Administration Bachelor's 2022

Business Admin. & Management Bachelor’s among Best Value in New England

For 2022, Cambridge College was ranked as the #9 Best Valuein New England for Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration & Management, out of 81 schools. Learn more

MTEL - Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure

CC Students Achieved 81% MTEL Pass Rates

For the 2020-21 school year, 81% of Cambridge College graduates of MEd Initial Licensure programs offered in the School of Education successfully completed all Massachusetts Tests for Educator License (MTELs). The 2018-2019 rate was 98% and the 2019-20 rate was 94%.

Cambridge College

CC Students' BCBA Exam Pass Rates Notably Higher than National Average

Our MEd Autism/Behavior Analyst program prepares students to meet course requirements to sit for the BCBA examination. The exam pass rate for first-time test takers for Cambridge College graduates has averaged 85% over the last five years, significantly higher than the national average of 65%.

Boston Business Journal - The List

MBA Program Recognized

In 2023, Cambridge College's MBA program was recognized in Boston Business Journal's list of "Largest MBA Programs in Massachusetts." Our program ranked at #16 overall.

Leadership Excellence and Development Awards (LEAD) 2019

MHRM program #2 in U.S. for Leadership Development

Our online Master’s in Human Resource Management degree program ranked #2 in the U.S. for Leadership Development in the Leadership Excellence and Development Awards (LEAD) in 2019, under the NECB brand.

EOS Foundation Study on Women's Power Gap in Higher Education

High Ranking for Gender Parity in Mass. Higher Ed

The EOS Foundation Study on Women's Power Gap in Higher Education ranks the percentage of women enrolled and represented in executive roles, senior leadership and board positions. CC ranked #11 out of 93 on a spectrum of progress on gender parity, and was one of five top institutions that have reached gender parity.

Top 50 Best Colleges for Latinos

One of the Best Schools for Latinos

Latino Leaders Magazine identified the Top 50 Best Colleges for Latinos in the country, and Cambridge College was among them. Colleges were selected based on several factors: the percentage of total Latino enrollment, the percentage of Latino faculty, the percentage of students who apply and receive financial aid, academic resources for minority students to acclimate to the academic rigors of college life and outreach efforts by schools to add to their overall diversity.

Top 100 Colleges & Universities for Hispanics

Among Top 100 Colleges for Most Master's Degrees to Latinx Students

Cambridge College is #93in the country in the number of Master’s Degrees awarded to Latinx students for 2019-20 (by Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine)…” Learn more

Best College Reviews

Ranked #7 in Most Ethnically Diverse Colleges in America

Cambridge College was shown to be a place of ethnic diversity by Best College Reviews, based on the following criteria: No race with more than 45% representation; at least three races represented by over 12%; percentage of total minorities graduated 2012-2013; scholarships, clubs, organizations, and associations available for ethnic groups. Students of ethnic backgrounds flourish at Cambridge due to the inclusive culture that produces a positive educational experience. Learn more

Military Friendly School

Official Designation as Military Friendly School – 13 consecutive years

The Military Friendly® Schools list has come to set the standard for higher education institutions to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. Military Friendly School ratings are based on an institution’s ability to meet specific thresholds for Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment, and Loan Default rates for all students and, specifically, for student veterans. Learn more

National Center for Education Statistics

Hispanic-Serving Institution Designation

Cambridge College is an official Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). HSI classification was formally recognized in federal legislation and is defined as a higher education institution with 25% or more total undergraduate Hispanic full-time equivalent student enrollment. Learn more

Select Prior Recognition

Online MBA program: Our Online MBA program earned the #12 ranking for Top Online MBA Programs in Massachusetts by Online MBA Today in 2018, under the NECB brand. Fifteen programs were recognized in the rankings.

National Innovation for Online Learning Award: The Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Learning Awards recognized NECB, now known as Cambridge College Global, with the gold award for Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation in 2017.

Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning: We were honored, under the NECB brand, with a bronze international award in 2016 by the Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Learning Awards.

Online Master’s in Healthcare Management – Best Value: BestMedicalDegrees.com recognized our online Master’s in Healthcare Management program in its 2015 Best Value Online Master’s in Healthcare Management & Administration Programs list.