Cambridge College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,266
0.631% growth from 2019
2018 Student Loan
5.44%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,764
27.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
20%
2 Graduates

About

Cambridge College is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cambridge College were General Business Administration & Management (57 degrees awarded), General Human Services (38 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (25 degrees).

In 2020, 881 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cambridge College. 79.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (289 degrees), 1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (288 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cambridge College is $16,266, which is $−6,264 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cambridge College is $16,266, which is $−6,264 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $0.

In 2020, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,266
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Cambridge College was $16,266. The cost of tuition at Cambridge College is $−6,264 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$0
2020 Value
100%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Cambridge College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $0. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Cambridge College grew by 100%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,500
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cambridge College was of $10,500 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
54%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Cambridge College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 12% with respect to 2019, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.44%
2018 Default Rate
44
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Cambridge College was 5.44%, which represents 44 out of the 809 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Cambridge College has a total enrollment of 2,764 students. The full-time enrollment at Cambridge College is 757 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,007. This means that 27.4% of students enrolled at Cambridge College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cambridge College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.8% Hispanic or Latino, 25.1% White, 15.2% Black or African American, 15.1% Asian, 3.15% Two or More Races, 0.904% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cambridge College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (14.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (13.4%) and White Female (11.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (32%), followed by White Female (12.2%) and Black or African American Female (10.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cambridge College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,764 students. The full-time enrollment at Cambridge College is 757 and the part-time enrollment is 2,007. This means that 27.4% of students enrolled at Cambridge College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Cambridge College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Cambridge College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    850
  2. White
    694
  3. Black or African American
    420

The enrolled student population at Cambridge College is 30.8% Hispanic or Latino, 25.1% White, 15.2% Black or African American, 15.1% Asian, 3.15% Two or More Races, 0.904% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 96 students (3.47%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 513 more women than men received degrees from Cambridge College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Cambridge College is white (289 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (288 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cambridge College is General Business Administration & Management (57 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Services (38 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (25 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cambridge College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (367 degrees awarded), Psychology (92 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,696,783 people), Registered nurses (1,522,886 people), Accountants & auditors (1,033,478 people), Other managers (877,546 people), and Secondary school teachers (579,459 people).

The most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Education (367 degrees awarded), Psychology (92 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees), Business (200 degrees), and Health (168 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Education (367 degrees awarded), Psychology (92 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees), Business (200 degrees), and Health (168 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,560,626 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,963,980 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (785,817 people), Computer Systems Design (555,215 people), and Insurance carriers (543,354 people).

The most specialized majors at Cambridge College are Education (367 degrees awarded), Psychology (92 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees), Business (200 degrees), and Health (168 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Cambridge College.
Most Common
  1. 57 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 38 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 25 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cambridge College was General Business Administration & Management with 57 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

184
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
697
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 184 degrees were awarded to men at Cambridge College, which is 0.264 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (697).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Cambridge College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.602 times less than the 118 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 118 degrees were awarded to women at Cambridge College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.66 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 0% of students graduating from Cambridge College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 17% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cambridge College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    289 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    288 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    156 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cambridge College is white (289 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (288 degrees).

0.795% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    253 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    216 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    124 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Cambridge College is hispanic or latino female (253 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (216 degrees).

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Operations

Cambridge College has an endowment valued at nearly $61M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.31M (8.7%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Cambridge College had a total salary expenditure of $36M. Cambridge College employs 13 Professors, 2 Assistant professors, and 1 Lecturers. Most academics at Cambridge College are Female Professors (7), Male Professors(6), and Female Lecturers (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cambridge College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 53 employees, Management, with 47 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$61M
2020 Endowment
4.44%
decline from 2019

Cambridge College has an endowment valued at about $61M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Cambridge College declined 4.44% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.4M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $924k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Cambridge College received $924k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.3M
2020 Salaries
14.5%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Cambridge College paid a median of $17.3M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($36M) and a 14.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.17% decline from 2018 and a 1.59% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.55M
Instructional Salaries
17
Number of Employees

In 2020, Cambridge College paid a total of $1.55M to 17 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.98% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
53 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cambridge College were Professor with 13 employees; Assistant professor with 2 employees; and Assistant professor with 1 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cambridge College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 53 employees; Management with 47 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cambridge College was Female Professor with 7 employees, Male Professor with 6 employees, and Female Lecturer with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Cambridge College.

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