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184 higher education schools within its borders.
the highest-ranked school in MA,
has a total student population of 27,651 and
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 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
552 original documents pertaining to the Salem witch trials of 1692 have been preserved and are still stored by the Peabody Essex Museum.
Boston built the first subway system in the United States in 1897.
Although over 30 communities in the colonies eventually renamed themselves to honor Benjamin Franklin. The Massachusetts Town of Franklin was the first and changed its name in 1778.
"Norfolk County is the birthplace of four United States presidents: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and George Herbert Walker Bush."
In Holyoke, William G. Morgan, created a new game called "Mintonette" in 1895. After a demonstration given at the YMCA in nearby Springfield, the name "Mintonette" was replaced with the now familiar name "Volleyball."