Cambridge College

Cambridge College

Cambridge College is a private college located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was originally established in 1971 as the Institute of Open Education by John Bremer. The college specializes in adult education and operates several regional centers in Virginia, Georgia, California and Puerto Rico. The college also offers distance learning programs to its students. It enrolls more than 1,000 undergraduate students and over 5,500 graduate students every year.

There are several professional clubs on campus, including the American Counseling Association, the American Management Association and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

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Cambridge College
1000 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge , MA 02138

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Cambridge College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching1,115education, curriculum and instruction, educational administration, special ed administration, instructional media design, special education, school counseling, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, ...
Business and Management278business
Therapy and Counseling139psychology, community psychology, counseling psychology
Liberal Arts90liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine64various nursing

Number of programs and degrees for Cambridge College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree1,27313
Post-master's certificate2274
Doctor's degree111
Bachelor's degree1754

Cambridge College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cambridge College had a total enrollment of 5,355 students (2,308 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 25%
Graduate 75%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 29%
Black 33%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 19%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 2%
20-21 2%
22-24 8%
25-29 19%
30-34 15%
35-39 14%
40-49 23%
50-64 15%
65+ 0%

Cambridge College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 40 %
Part-Time 84 %

Cambridge College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Cambridge, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Cambridge College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,530
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,530
Books and supplies $ 750

Financial Aid:
Cambridge College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2182900)

Cambridge College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1314

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year6$14,5448$10,908
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year6$12,3184$18,476
Lecturercalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year13$16,94614$21,245

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Cambridge College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Education And Teaching
Administration of Special Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Community Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Cambridge College Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
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% students 40 years or older
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 9%Cambridge College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Cambridge College Female % of student body
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Cambridge College Minority % of student body
Number of students
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Top 14%Cambridge College Number of students
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 18%Cambridge College % of degrees in therapy and counseling

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