Cambridge College

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1000 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone: (617) 868-1000
2012-2013 Tuition
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Cambridge College is a private institution that was founded in 1971. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,090 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $13,240 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Cambridge College's mission is to provide academically excellent, time-efficient, and cost-effective higher education for a diverse population of working adults for whom those opportunities may have been limited or denied.

Cambridge College is a progressive academic institution where working adults engage in a highly responsive teaching and learning model designed to support students in achieving their personal and professional goals. Learning at Cambridge College takes place in an atmosphere of diversity and academic excellence where students benefit from a collaborative learning process that respects their values and their prior learning and life experiences. The College's innovative student-centered learning model links theory and practice, helping students acquire the academic credentials to enrich their lives and careers and to become leaders in their communities.

Cambridge College operates an academic calendar for working adults across Fall, Spring, and Summer terms with convenient night and weekend classes. The College is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and has regional campuses in Lawrence and Springfield, Massachusetts; Chesapeake, Virginia; Augusta, Georgia; Memphis, Tennessee; Inland Empire, California; and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1971
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar trimester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $12,203,627


When applying to Cambridge College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Cambridge College is $30. It has an an acceptance rate of 63.6 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 63.6%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Cambridge College is 13:1, and the school has 86.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Cambridge College include: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Public Administration and Social Service Professions; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 32 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 42%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 35%
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12%
Psychology 11%

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Student Life

Cambridge College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,090, with a gender distribution of 32.6 percent male students and 67.4 percent female students.

Total enrollment 3,757
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Cambridge College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health insurance. Cambridge College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Cambridge College.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Cambridge College, 63.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,480.

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Tuition and fees $13,240 (2012-13)
Room and board N/A
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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