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So you're from Norwood, MA?

Fortunately for you, Norwood, 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!


 

Norwood College and University Demographics

There are 6 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as animation, interactive technology, video graphics and special effects, diesel mechanics technology/technician and diesel mechanics technology/technician offered at Norwood's 3 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

The top-ranked school in Norwood is FINE Mortuary College LLC, with a nationwide rank of 70th in 2010. The school has approximately 76 students. Amongst students at FINE Mortuary College LLC, the most popular area of study is Computer Networking.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Norwood schools is $12,181 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Norwood, compare the tuition at FINE Mortuary College LLC, which charges students $18,495 per year, to the tuition at ITT Technical Institute-Norwood, which charges students $18,048 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $0 in financial aid was received by students at Norwood colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $0 of this aid. FINE Mortuary College LLC gave its students $0 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Norwood school.

Norwood Student Demographics

In 2010, 2,375 students were enrolled in Norwood schools, which was 0% of the total college students in Massachusetts. With 1,769 students, Universal Technical Institute of Massachusetts Inc had the highest total student enrollment in Norwood. On the other hand, with only 76 students, FINE Mortuary College LLC had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 81% of students who enroll as first year students at Norwood schools return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in Norwood schools, 33 eventually graduate. FINE Mortuary College LLC has a graduation rate of 67%, which is the highest in amongst Norwood schools. The lowest graduation rate is 31% for ITT Technical Institute-Norwood.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Norwood schools is 6 to 94. The ratio of Norwood students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 0 to 100. For every 100 Norwood college students, 41 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. ITT Technical Institute-Norwood had the highest percentage of diverse students in Norwood, with 46% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Norwood Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Norwood colleges and universities employed a total of 931 faculty. Of these faculty members, 48% were female and 6% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

In 2009, Norwood colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 3 students. Spa Tech Institute-Ipswich had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Norwood.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Registered Nurses 48,240 $92,600 $67,720 10.7%
2
Retail Salespersons 44,900 $25,800 $25,000 -5.5%
3
Office Clerks, General 31,270 $35,370 $28,240 -4.5%
4
General and Operations Managers 25,520 $127,530 $113,100 -1.8%
5
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 24,310 $53,480 $45,860 -11.1%
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 22,640 $41,450 $35,340 1.5%
7
Accountants and Auditors 22,530 $77,890 $68,960 27.1%
8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 20,940 $41,630 $32,000 -6.3%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 19,130 $58,810 $50,770 21.9%
10
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 18,400 $30,210 $25,140 -4.0%
11
Management Analysts 15,630 $104,880 $87,260 25.0%
12
Software Developers, Applications 15,450 $97,680 $90,410
13
Security Guards 14,480 $29,760 $26,870 -5.1%
14
Cooks, Restaurant 13,620 $26,370 $23,260 55.8%
15
Lawyers 12,930 $133,810 $129,440 22.4%
16
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 12,480 $66,880 $54,330 -7.9%
17
Financial Managers 12,220 $140,850 $116,970 0.9%
18
Financial Analysts 11,330 $92,410 $86,040 66.4%
19
Medical Secretaries 11,200 $41,440 $31,820
20
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 10,950 $43,100 $39,890 4.0%
21
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8,950 $137,240 $123,280 21.3%
22
Chief Executives 8,350 $197,520 $173,350 -28.1%
23
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 8,220 $64,820 $54,880 6.3%
24
Social and Human Service Assistants 7,860 $33,070 $30,100 46.4%
25
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 7,460 $49,490 $41,360 2.2%
26
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 7,440 $57,320 $55,620 4.8%
27
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 7,380 $101,650 $95,130 24.5%
28
Medical Assistants 7,040 $36,080 $29,760 75.1%
29
Construction Laborers 6,990 $49,650 $33,590 3.6%
30
Computer Programmers 6,930 $93,410 $74,900
31
Home Health Aides 6,790 $26,910 $21,760 12.8%
32
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 6,650 $90,230 $86,710 80.7%
33
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 6,290 $36,290 $29,200 -8.6%
34
Carpenters 6,000 $59,090 $43,890 -36.2%
35
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 5,880 $46,440 $38,200 -5.2%
36
Billing and Posting Clerks 5,690 $37,920 $33,270 -16.0%
37
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 5,560 $161,460 $180,870 18.3%
38
Sales Managers 5,460 $148,170 $114,110 -14.3%
39
Administrative Services Managers 5,340 $108,830 $84,390 8.3%
40
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 5,240 $30,640 $26,510 -7.3%
41
Medical and Health Services Managers 5,190 $120,670 $93,670 27.5%
42
Electricians 5,110 $60,420 $51,810 -20.4%
43
Civil Engineers 4,990 $87,250 $82,280 21.7%
44
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 4,880 $64,150 $50,360 -22.2%
45
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 4,770 $48,580 $35,920 88.5%
46
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 4,700 $51,170 $49,640 -14.9%
47
Personal Financial Advisors 4,700 $120,620 $91,220
48
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 4,560 $30,550 $24,180 58.9%
49
Electrical Engineers 4,500 $107,120 $87,770 30.4%
50
Marketing Managers 4,390 $138,800 $122,720 -8.2%