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.

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Porter and Chester Institute

Canton, MA

Discover the Advantages of Porter and Chester . At Porter and Chester Institute, we’re serious about preparing you for career success.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

National Aviation Academy

Bedford, MA

National Aviation Academy is a nationally recognized Aviation Maintenance training school, headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. Our programs prepare students for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate

Universal Technical Institute

Norwood, MA

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. 

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma
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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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