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
Total Enrollment in all institutes
Number of Public Educational Institutes
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
Graduation Rate
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
On Campus and Online Programs in Cambridge
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
Number of Institutes Offering both

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,
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