Fall River Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Fall River Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Fall River, Massachusetts

There are at least 4 colleges in Fall River, listed and described below. These schools represent 7,638 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 4,746 full-time students.

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Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Fall River.
  • Housing and buildings in Fall River tend to be older than other areas.

Fall River Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree St
Fall River, MA 02720-7395

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: general studies, liberal arts and sciences, criminal justice and administration, business, business management, personal and culinary services, criminal justice and safety, registered nursing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 7,388 students, 4,555 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Rob Roy Academy-Fall River
260 S Main St
Fall River, MA 02720-3445

  • Programs: cosmetology, barber, aesthetician and skin care
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 157 students, 98 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in Fall River with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Diman Regional Technical Institute
251 Stonehaven Rd
Fall River, MA 02723

  • Programs: licensed practical nurse
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 93 students, 93 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Bridgewater Colleges 1 25,185 9,934 2,717
Dartmouth Colleges 2 30,666 9,336 4,491
Easton Colleges 2 22,299 2,573 1,891
New Bedford Colleges 3 93,768 71  
Norton Colleges 1 18,036 1,657 1,474
Taunton Colleges 1 55,976 71  

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