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Cambridge Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Cambridge, Massachusetts

There are at least 10 colleges in Cambridge, listed and described below. These schools represent 48,599 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 42,019 full-time students, and a reported 19,021 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lesley University and Cambridge College. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Harvard University or Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

We also provide an extensive list of Massachusetts Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Cambridge is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Cambridge.
  • Housing and buildings in Cambridge tend to be older than other areas.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Cambridge.

Education Institutes in Cambridge
Total Number of Educational Institutes
8
Total Enrollment in all institutes
51,815
Number of Public Educational Institutes
N/A
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
1
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
7
Graduation Rate
39.94%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
2,811
On Campus and Online Programs in Cambridge
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
1
Number of Institutes Offering both
7
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Cambridge
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Cambridge College2,430Four or more years14,43641
Episcopal Divinity School48Four or more yearsN/A4
Harvard University29,908Four or more years43,280332
Lesley University4,865Four or more years25,500106
Longy School of Music of Bard College219Four or more years37,90029
Massachusetts Institute of Technology11,376Four or more years48,140112
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge126At least 2 but less than 4 years12,3285
Hult International Business School2,843Four or more years36,4506
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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