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Fast Facts 2016-17

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 2016-17: 829

Student Levels: 34% Undergraduate, 66% Graduate

AY17 Degree Seeking Students: 3,167 (3,529 including non-matriculated students)

  • Undergraduate -1,104
  • Graduate - 2,063

Average Student Age: 36 years old

  • Undergraduate -  35 years old
  • Graduate -  37 years old

Gender: 74% Female, 26% Male

Diversity: 56% Minority

  • Undergraduate -  71%
  • Graduate -  49%

Financial Aid Recipients: 66% Undergraduate, 59% Graduate

Financial Aid Recipients as % of all Eligible to Apply: 79% Undergraduate, 76% Graduate

Students Graduating with Debt: 66% Undergraduate, 61% Graduate

Alumni: More than 36,000

Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and College

Locations:

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