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Newton Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Newton Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Newton, Massachusetts

There are at least 7 colleges in Newton, listed and described below. These schools represent 18,696 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 15,925 full-time students, and a reported 10,094 dorm rooms.

We also provide an extensive list of Massachusetts Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Newton is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • Housing and buildings in Newton tend to be older than other areas.

Featured Colleges in the Newton Area (QuickSchools™)

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National Aviation Academy


Bedford, MA

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  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate
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Colleges in Newton with Selective Admissions

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

Andover Newton Theological School
210 Herrick Rd
Newton Centre, MA 02459-2243

  • Programs: ministry, theological and ministerial studies, theology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 350 students, 42 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 141 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.

Boston College
140 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: finance, English, communication studies, law, business management, social work, history, economics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 14,621 students, 12,379 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 7,413 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 610-700. Math: 640-730. Writing: 620-710.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Hebrew College
160 Herrick Road
Newton Centre, MA 02459-2237

  • Programs: teacher education and development, educational admin and supervision, Jewish studies, rabinnical studies, kindergarten/preschool teaching, religious music, special ed
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 201 students, 98 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Study abroad option.

Lasell College
1844 Commonwealth Ave
Newton, MA 02466-2716

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: fashion merchandising, fashion design, management science, marketing, sports and fitness management, communication studies, criminology, business management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,403 students, 1,367 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,096 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 450-530. Math: 460-540. Writing: 450-540.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Mount Ida College
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, veterinary assistant, interior design, fashion design, dental hygienist, fashion merchandising, criminal justice and safety, animation and special effects
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 1,429 students, 1,382 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 984 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 390-490. Math: 380-490. Writing: 400-500.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

New England School of Acupuncture
150 California St.
Newton, MA 02458

  • Programs: traditional Asian medicine, acupuncture
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 220 students, 188 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Pine Manor College
400 Heath St
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: media studies, biology, political science and government, business management, psychology, English, fine arts studies, liberal arts and humanities
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 472 students, 469 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 460 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 340-450. Math: 340-460.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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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.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Brookline Colleges 4 57,107 1,566 497
Cambridge Colleges 10 101,355 48,599 19,021
Needham Colleges 1 28,911 299 355
Waltham Colleges 4 59,226 10,969 6,059
Watertown Colleges 2 32,986 225  
Wellesley Colleges 3 26,613 10,832 3,817

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