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Fortunately for you, Framingham, MA offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Framingham College and University Demographics

The 5 colleges and universities in Framingham offer 45 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from reading teacher education to educational leadership and administration, general to art/art studies, general.

Framingham's top-ranked school is Framingham State University. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 39th. Approximately 5,989 students are currently enrolled at Framingham State University. Amongst students at Framingham State University, the most popular area of study is Education.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Framingham schools is $3,533 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Framingham, compare the tuition at Framingham State University, which charges students $7,065 per year, to the tuition at Framingham State University, which charges students $7,065 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $4,581,273 in financial aid was received by students at Framingham colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $4,376,060 of this aid. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Framingham was Framingham State University, which gave students $2,712,754 in institutional financial aid.

Framingham Student Demographics

Framingham schools had an enrollment of 6,063 students in 2010. This is 1% of the total number of Massachusetts college students. Framingham State University had the most number of students of any college in Framingham, with 5,989 students. Empire Beauty School-Framingham, with 74 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Framingham schools, 75 return to start their second year of college. The graduation rate for Framingham schools is approximately 60%. The Framingham college with the highest graduation rate is Empire Beauty School-Framingham, which has a graduation rate of 67%. The Framingham college with the lowest graduation rate is Framingham State University, which has a graduation rate of 52%.

Diversity

Framingham schools have a student population that is approximately 69% female. The ratio of Framingham students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 0 to 100. For every 100 Framingham college students, 49 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. The highest percentage of diverse students in Framingham in 2009 was at Empire Beauty School-Framingham, which had a minority student population that was 57% of the total student population of the school.

Framingham Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 1,141 faculty employed by Framingham colleges and universities. 45% of faculty members at Framingham schools were female. 18% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

Framingham schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 10 in 2009. Spa Tech Institute-Ipswich had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Framingham, with 1 to 1.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 7,120 $27,210 $25,000 -13.3%
2
Software Developers, Applications 3,580 $103,630 $90,410
3
Registered Nurses 2,990 $75,990 $67,720 11.2%
4
General and Operations Managers 2,510 $136,320 $113,100 7.7%
5
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,360 $41,550 $32,000 60.5%
6
Office Clerks, General 2,160 $32,680 $28,240 -20.3%
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,080 $40,590 $35,340 -9.2%
8
Management Analysts 1,730 $93,370 $87,260 124.7%
9
Accountants and Auditors 1,680 $74,190 $68,960 11.3%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,510 $42,560 $39,890 -3.2%
11
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 1,460 $55,610 $45,860 -35.4%
12
Computer and Information Systems Managers 1,350 $136,980 $123,280 80.0%
13
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,320 $29,210 $25,140 2.3%
14
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,280 $60,360 $54,330 -9.2%
15
Home Health Aides 1,070 $28,950 $21,760 81.4%
16
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,070 $54,880 $50,770 -22.5%
17
Electricians 1,000 $58,000 $51,810 9.9%
18
Chief Executives 980 $208,480 $173,350 -24.6%
19
Medical Secretaries 900 $33,510 $31,820
20
Financial Managers 880 $120,200 $116,970 -5.4%
21
Construction Laborers 870 $53,190 $33,590 -33.6%
22
Cooks, Restaurant 850 $28,150 $23,260 30.8%
23
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 790 $46,750 $38,200 -29.5%
24
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 770 $61,290 $54,880 5.5%
25
Electrical Engineers 770 $101,400 $87,770 -36.4%
26
Sales Managers 750 $144,710 $114,110 0.0%
27
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 750 $93,820 $86,710
28
Carpenters 690 $60,700 $43,890 -34.3%
29
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 660 $31,140 $26,510
30
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 640 $66,520 $60,160 0.0%
31
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 630 $34,590 $29,200
32
Social and Human Service Assistants 590 $27,810 $30,100 156.5%
33
Architectural and Engineering Managers 570 $140,570 $125,900 -39.4%
34
Computer Hardware Engineers 570 $111,430 $101,600 -40.0%
35
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 570 $51,410 $56,690 1.8%
36
Marketing Managers 560 $159,840 $122,720 -1.8%
37
Billing and Posting Clerks 550 $35,250 $33,270 -31.3%
38
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 540 $54,870 $55,220 50.0%
39
Lawyers 540 $124,060 $129,440 -10.0%
40
Mechanical Engineers 540 $88,430 $82,480 -32.5%
41
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 530 $55,510 $55,620 17.8%
42
Biological Technicians 480 $52,230 $41,740
43
Financial Analysts 480 $78,230 $86,040 29.7%
44
Medical Assistants 460 $35,430 $29,760 155.6%
45
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 460 $50,650 $44,860 21.1%
46
Computer Programmers 440 $89,410 $74,900
47
Civil Engineers 430 $92,080 $82,280 -17.3%
48
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 410 $51,630 $41,360 0.0%
49
Chemists 390 $89,310 $73,240 178.6%
50
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 390 $33,320 $24,180 11.4%