State institution: These 4-year Massachusetts schools attract the most in-state students


Laboure College, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology and Bridgewater State University enrolled the most in-state students of all four-year Massachusetts schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Massachusetts 4-year schools attracting the most in-state students

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
In-state students (%)
Out-of-state students (%)
Foreign countries (%)
Unknown (%)
1
Laboure College
Milton
870
100%
0%
0%
0%
2
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston
609
98%
2%
0%
0%
3
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater
9,558
96%
3%
0%
0%
4
Cambridge College
Boston
750
96%
4%
0%
0%
5
Framingham State University
Framingham
4,126
96%
4%
0%
0%
6
Salem State University
Salem
7,110
94%
5%
2%
0%
7
Worcester State University
Worcester
5,495
94%
5%
1%
0%
8
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Dartmouth
6,763
93%
6%
1%
0%
9
Westfield State University
Westfield
5,584
92%
8%
1%
0%
10
Fitchburg State University
Fitchburg
4,117
90%
10%
0%
0%
11
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Lowell
14,012
86%
12%
2%
0%
12
Bay State College
Boston
717
85%
15%
0%
0%
13
University of Massachusetts-Boston
Boston
12,660
80%
5%
15%
0%
14
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Bay
1,688
77%
22%
1%
0%
15
Anna Maria College
Paxton
1,120
74%
26%
0%
0%
16
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst
23,388
73%
18%
8%
0%
17
Newbury College
Brookline
620
72%
23%
4%
1%
18
Regis College
Weston
1,250
69%
16%
0%
15%
19
College of Our Lady of the Elms
Chicopee
1,174
68%
32%
0%
0%
20
Fisher College
Boston
1,882
68%
26%
6%
0%
21
Merrimack College
Andover
3,535
68%
30%
2%
0%
22
Curry College
Milton
2,565
67%
31%
1%
1%
23
Wheelock College
Boston
612
67%
30%
3%
0%
24
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston
1,933
66%
29%
5%
0%
25
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Adams
1,407
66%
34%
1%
0%
26
Assumption College
Worcester
2,084
61%
37%
2%
0%
27
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Boston
4,265
59%
35%
6%
0%
28
Nichols College
Dudley
1,340
58%
40%
2%
0%
29
Stonehill College
Easton
2,498
58%
41%
1%
0%
30
Lasell College
Newton
1,731
57%
38%
5%
0%
31
Emmanuel College
Boston
1,947
56%
42%
2%
0%
32
Simmons College
Boston
1,739
56%
41%
1%
1%
33
Suffolk University
Boston
5,030
56%
28%
15%
1%
34
Lesley University
Cambridge
2,096
55%
43%
2%
0%
35
Bay Path University
Longmeadow
1,947
54%
46%
0%
1%
36
Mount Ida College
Newton
1,522
53%
42%
4%
0%
37
Becker College
Worcester
1,882
52%
48%
0%
0%
38
Western New England University
Springfield
2,736
50%
49%
1%
0%
39
MCPHS University
Boston
3,882
49%
35%
15%
1%
40
Montserrat College of Art
Beverly
368
48%
52%
0%
0%
41
Endicott College
Beverly
3,344
47%
52%
1%
0%
42
American International College
Springfield
1,372
46%
45%
5%
3%
43
Boston Baptist College
Boston
80
45%
55%
0%
0%
44
Dean College
Franklin
1,301
44%
47%
8%
0%
45
New England College of Business and Finance
Boston
941
44%
38%
0%
19%
46
Pine Manor College
Hill
419
43%
53%
4%
0%
47
College of the Holy Cross
Worcester
2,855
42%
58%
0%
0%
48
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester
4,435
41%
49%
10%
0%
49
Eastern Nazarene College
Quincy
694
39%
58%
4%
0%
50
Boston Architectural College
Boston
344
36%
23%
41%
0%
51
Bentley University
Waltham
4,272
35%
51%
12%
2%
52
Wheaton College
Norton
1,688
34%
52%
14%
0%
53
Springfield College
Springfield
2,227
33%
67%
0%
0%
54
Clark University
Worcester
2,240
32%
53%
13%
2%
55
Gordon College
Wenham
1,591
29%
62%
6%
3%
56
Northpoint Bible College
Haverhill
324
25%
73%
2%
0%
57
Brandeis University
Waltham
3,635
24%
57%
19%
0%
58
Boston College
Hill
9,921
23%
70%
6%
0%
59
Hampshire College
Amherst
1,268
21%
73%
6%
0%
60
Northeastern University
Boston
13,825
21%
61%
18%
0%
61
Emerson College
Boston
3,812
20%
72%
8%
0%
62
Tufts University
Medford
5,541
20%
69%
12%
0%
63
Babson College
Wellesley
2,342
19%
54%
27%
0%
64
Mount Holyoke College
Hadley
2,210
18%
56%
26%
0%
65
Boston University
Boston
18,080
16%
59%
25%
0%
66
Harvard University
Cambridge
9,965
13%
73%
12%
2%
67
Smith College
Northampton
2,521
13%
71%
16%
0%
68
The New England Conservatory of Music
Boston
436
13%
47%
39%
1%
69
Williams College
Williamstown
2,080
12%
78%
9%
0%
70
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering
Needham
380
11%
82%
5%
1%
71
Amherst College
Amherst
1,836
10%
82%
8%
0%
72
Wellesley College
Wellesley
2,508
10%
73%
16%
0%
73
Bard College at Simon's Rock
Barrington
401
9%
79%
0%
12%
74
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge
4,547
9%
80%
11%
0%
75
Berklee College of Music
Boston
6,282
8%
64%
28%
0%
76
Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
Brookline
78
8%
77%
15%
0%
77
Longy School of Music of Bard College
Cambridge
46
8%
42%
50%
0%
78
Hult International Business School
Cambridge
512
0%
11%
86%
3%


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Organizations in this Story

American International College Amherst College Anna Maria College Assumption College Babson College Bard College at Simon's Rock Bay Path University Bay State College Becker College Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Bentley University Berklee College of Music Boston Architectural College Boston Baptist College Boston College Boston University Brandeis University Bridgewater State University Cambridge College Clark University College of Our Lady of the Elms College of the Holy Cross Curry College Dean College Eastern Nazarene College Emerson College Emmanuel College Endicott College Fisher College Fitchburg State University Framingham State University Franklin W Olin College of Engineering Gordon College Hampshire College Harvard University Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Hult International Business School Laboure College Lasell College Lesley University Longy School of Music of Bard College Massachusetts College of Art and Design Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Maritime Academy MCPHS University Merrimack College Montserrat College of Art Mount Holyoke College Mount Ida College New England College of Business and Finance Newbury College Nichols College Northeastern University Northpoint Bible College Pine Manor College Regis College Salem State University Simmons College Smith College Springfield College Stonehill College Suffolk University The New England Conservatory of Music Tufts University University of Massachusetts-Amherst University of Massachusetts-Boston University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth University of Massachusetts-Lowell Wellesley College Wentworth Institute of Technology Western New England University Westfield State University Wheaton College Wheelock College Williams College Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester State University

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