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Cambridge College
Cambridge College 1000 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 Phone: (617) 868-1000
  • General Information
    About Cambridge College

    Cambridge College's mission is to provide academically excellent, time-efficient, and cost-effective higher education for a diverse population of working adults for whom those opportunities may have been limited or denied. Cambridge College is a progressive academic institution where working adults engage in a highly responsive teaching and learning model designed to support students in achieving their personal and professional goals. Learning at Cambridge College takes place in an atmosphere of diversity and academic excellence where students benefit from a collaborative learning process that respects their values and their prior learning and life experiences. The College's innovative student-centered learning model links theory and practice, helping students acquire the academic credentials to enrich their lives and careers and to become leaders in their communities. Cambridge College operates an academic calendar for working adults across Fall, Spring, and Summer terms with convenient night and weekend classes. The College is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and has regional campuses in Lawrence and Springfield, Massachusetts; Chesapeake, Virginia; Augusta, Georgia; Memphis, Tennessee; Ontario, California; and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 29%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 6,985
    Native American 19.0
    Asian 164.0
    African American 2,216.0
    Hispanic 853.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 342
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 1,494

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