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New England College Of Optometry

Overview of New England College Of Optometry

New England College of Optometry can be found in Boston, MA (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at New England College of Optometry.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The most common majors at New England College of Optometry are in medicine.

New England College of Optometry Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

Faculty

Classes at New England College of Optometry are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at New England College of Optometry are well-paid.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 464 students were enrolled in the school.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting New England College of Optometry

New England College of Optometry
424 Beacon St
Boston , MA 02115
General Phone: (617) 266-2030
http://www.neco.edu

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New England College of Optometry Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine119optometry
Medical Support and Technology4ophthalmic support services
Science2vision science

Number of programs and degrees for New England College of Optometry in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree21
Doctor's degree - professional practice1191
Bachelor's degree41

New England College of Optometry Student Body

In 2007-2008, New England College of Optometry had a total enrollment of 464 students (471 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 46%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 26%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 24%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 4%
22-24 48%
25-29 36%
30-34 7%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

New England College of Optometry Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Boston, 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.

New England College of Optometry Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancenot required

New England College of Optometry Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
New England College of Optometry participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 216400)

New England College of Optometry Faculty

New England College of Optometry has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year7$117,1763$109,412
Associate professorcalendar year11$89,6344$88,448
Assistant professorcalendar year1*19$77,799
All faculty totalcalendar year19$99,42026$83,085

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

New England College of Optometry Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Ophthalmic/Optometric Support Svcs and Allied Professions, Other

Medicine
Optometry (OD)

Science
Vision Science/Physiological Optics

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New England College of Optometry Highlights

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What Sets New England College of Optometry Apart:

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% of degrees in medicine
(vs. all colleges)
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%New England College of Optometry Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%New England College of Optometry Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%New England College of Optometry Salaries of full-time faculty
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%New England College of Optometry Female % of student body

Notable:
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has hospital on campus

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