MassBay Description

Mass Bay Community College’s students don’t only come from the greater Boston area where the school is located, but from throughout the country and even the world as evidenced by the rich culture of the student life.

Mass Bay offers many standard associate degree programs in today’s most in-demand medical careers like Nursing, Radiological Technology, Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy.

Other associate degrees are primarily science-based and include some highly specialized fields such as Marine Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Electrical Engineering and Engineering Design.

Given its strong, scientifically oriented academics and its location, many Mass Bay students transfer to the highly respected UMass Boston.

Mass Bay’s student life offerings reflect the diverse culture of the school. Student organizations include an Indian Club, a Latino club, and a Carribean club as well as organizations related to academics and areas of personal interest.

The admissions department requires submission of an application, transcripts and proof of a high school diploma or GED.

Financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, grants and work-study is granted to those who require and qualify for assistance with tuition.

Quick Facts about Massachusetts Bay Community College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.massbay.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,176

Out-of-State Tuition

$9,120

Retention Rate

54%

Enrollment

5,127

Year Established

1961

MassBay Students

Total Students
5,127

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
40%
Part-Time
60%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
11%
African American
15%
Caucasian
58%
Asian
4%
Unknown and Other
11%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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