Massachusetts has 184 higher education schools within its borders. Harvard University, the highest-ranked school in MA, has a total student population of 27,651 and is the highest ranked school in the USA. Of the 184 schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. There are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Of the 184 schools in Massachusetts, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Bennet Street School comes out as the most expensive ($61,218/yr), with Southeastern Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $7,460/yr.Massachusetts Interesting Facts