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Cambridge College Overview

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Cambridge College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Cambridge College Known For?

187 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Cambridge College.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Cambridge College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Cambridge College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Most Popular Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Teaching English or French Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Most Popular Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Value Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#84 Most Popular Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Most Popular Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Most Popular Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Cambridge College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Human Services Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#5 Best Human Services Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#9 Highest Paid Human Services Graduates College Factual
#33 Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#50 Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#214 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Cambridge College?

Contact details for Cambridge College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 Rutherford Avenue, Boston, MA 02129
Phone: 617-868-1000

How Do I Get Into Cambridge College?

You can apply to Cambridge College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Cambridge College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Cambridge College?

25% Take Out Loans
8.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Cambridge College, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $7,917 a year. That adds up to $31,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cambridge College is 8.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Cambridge College Undergraduate Student Diversity

190 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 787 undergraduate students at Cambridge College, with 190 being full-time and 597 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Cambridge College

There are also 1,569 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 190 full-time undergraduates at Cambridge College, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Cambridge College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Cambridge College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Cambridge College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 37
Hispanic or Latino 49
White 43
International Students 50
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Geographic Diversity

Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Cambridge College. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 64 countries are represented at Cambridge College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Turkey, Thailand, and China.

Online Learning at Cambridge College

88 Took All Classes Online
376 Took At Least One Class Online
2,175.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at Cambridge College. In 2017-2018, 376 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cambridge College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 38th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Cambridge College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Cambridge College was 2,175.0%. This is the #50 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Cambridge College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Cambridge College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 24%
Business, Management & Marketing 24%
Health Professions 1%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Cambridge College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 64 5 88 0 157
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 26 122 0 148
Special Education 0 0 2 95 0 97
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 57 0 57
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 1 49 0 50
General Education 0 0 0 49 0 49
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 22 0 27 0 49
Student Counseling 0 0 12 36 0 48
Human Services 0 39 0 0 0 39
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 33 0 33
Educational Administration 0 0 8 21 2 31
Health & Medical Administrative Services 1 12 1 14 0 28
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 22 0 0 0 22
General Psychology 0 20 0 0 0 20
Biological & Physical Science 0 4 0 0 0 4
Health Sciences & Services 0 3 0 0 0 3
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 2 0 2
Information Technology 0 0 1 0 0 1
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1 186 56 593 2 838


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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