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Fast Facts 2015-2016

Founded: 1971

Mission: Cambridge College is dedicated to providing academically excellent, time-efficient and cost-effective higher education for a diverse population of adult learners for whom those opportunities may have been limited or denied.

Institution type: 4-year, private non-profit

Calendar: Trimester (three terms)

Degrees Awarded: BA, BS, MEd, MM, CAGS, EdD

Degrees/certificates awarded in academic year 2015-16: 819

Student Levels: 34% Undergraduate, 66% Graduate

AY16 Degree Seeking Students: 3,296

  • Undergraduate -1,168 (35%)
  • Graduate - 2,128 (65%)

Average Student Age: 32 years old

Gender: 73% Female, 27% Male

Diversity: 55% Minority

Financial Aid Recipients: 65% Undergraduate, 57% Graduate

Students Graduating with Debt: 63% Undergraduate, 53% Graduate

Alumni: More than 36,000

Accreditation and Authorizations:

  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council
  • Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
  • California Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education
  • Council on Higher Education of Puerto Rico


  • Cambridge, MA
  • Lawrence, MA
  • Springfield, MA
  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • San Juan, PR