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Schools Offering Teaching Programs in Massachusetts


Around 2.2% of Massachusetts's graduates graduate from teaching degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 4,715 teachers graduate from Massachusetts' 68 teaching schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Massachusetts with a teaching program is Harvard University, which is located in Cambridge. In 2010, it was ranked 0th nationwide. In 2010, Harvard University graduated no students from its teaching program. Tuition at Harvard University was $38,415 per year.

Tufts University, which is located in Medford, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a teaching program. It received a ranking of 12th in the country in 2010. 151 students graduated with degree in teaching from Tufts University in 2010. Students at Tufts University paid $41,598 per year in tuition fees.

Boston College, which was ranked 12th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a teaching program. It is located in Chestnut Hill. 182 students graduated with degree in teaching from Boston College in 2010. The tuition rate at Boston College was $40,542 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Massachusetts teaching school, average tuition will be $20,586 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,144 per year to $41,598 per year. In 2010, the teaching schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Massachusetts were:

  1. Tufts University - located in Medford, students are charged $41,598 per year
  2. Boston College - located in Chestnut Hill, students are charged $40,542 per year
  3. Brandeis University - located in Waltham, students are charged $40,289 per year

The following Massachusetts teaching schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Bunker Hill Community College - located in Charlestown, students are charged $3,144 per year
  2. Roxbury Community College - located in Boston, students are charged $3,192 per year
  3. Northern Essex Community College - located in Haverhill, students are charged $3,384 per year

A teaching degree from a Massachusetts school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs teaching graduates in Massachusetts pursue include primary school education administrator, education administrator, business teacher, computer science teacher, and mathematical science teacher. If you decide to work as a teacher in Massachusetts, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 96,590 Massachusetts teacher as of 2010. This number includes 2,220 english teachers, 6,270 primary school education administrators, and 6,400 education administrators. The Massachusetts counties with the largest populations of teacher are:

  1. Bristol County - 54,460 teachers
  2. Hartford County - 10,070 teachers
  3. Windham County - 7,230 teachers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of teachers is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 88,690 teachers working in Massachusetts then. Of these 88,690 teachers, the government predicts that an unknown number will be english teachers, 7,060 will be primary school education administrators, and 7,230 will be education administrators.

Salary

On average, teachers earn $78,733 per year. However, Massachusetts teacher earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,020 per year to more than $158,650 per year in 2010. Teachers in the following Massachusetts counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Franklin County - $74,911 per year
  2. Bristol County - $71,416 per year
  3. Windham County - $71,324 per year

The following counties in Massachusetts have the lowest average salaries for teacher:

  1. Berkshire County - $62,033 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $62,065 per year
  3. Worcester County - $63,774 per year

The teachers with highest average salaries in Massachusetts were:

  1. Health Specialties Teacher - $130,750 per year
  2. Postsecondary Teacher - $120,170 per year
  3. Business Teacher - $111,950 per year

On average, the lowest paid teachers in Massachusetts were:

  1. Postsecondary Vocational Teacher - $51,040 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $48,120 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in teaching in Massachusetts and to compare salaries with various related fields such as early childhood education or special education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Teaching in Massachusetts
  • Bachelor's Degree in Teaching in Massachusetts
  • Master's Degree in Teaching in Massachusetts
  • Doctoral Degree in Teaching in Massachusetts
  • Certificate in Teaching in Massachusetts

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,267 miles from location Boston University Boston MA 85.9479 20% 31,960
5,268 miles from location Harvard University Cambridge MA 100.0 80% 27,651
5,266 miles from location Northeastern University Boston MA 82.4476 20% 27,537
5,339 miles from location University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst MA 39.6358 21% 27,016
5,270 miles from location Boston College Chestnut Hill MA 86.2323 25% 15,036
5,263 miles from location University of Massachusetts-Boston Boston MA 23.6688 26% 14,912
5,283 miles from location University of Massachusetts-Lowell Lowell MA 30.5008 37% 13,602
5,265 miles from location Bunker Hill Community College Charlestown MA 10.7498 n/a 11,009
5,255 miles from location Bridgewater State University Bridgewater MA 31.299 32% 10,774
5,268 miles from location Tufts University Medford MA 87.5225 33% 10,252
5,259 miles from location Salem State University Salem MA 26.9378 31% 10,125
5,278 miles from location Middlesex Community College Bedford MA 10.2745 n/a 9,516
5,251 miles from location University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth North Dartmouth MA 27.8038 32% 9,302
5,265 miles from location Suffolk University Boston MA 59.9395 16% 9,148
5,258 miles from location Bristol Community College Fall River MA 11.2418 n/a 8,767
5,301 miles from location Quinsigamond Community College Worcester MA 10.7274 n/a 8,349
5,264 miles from location North Shore Community College Danvers MA 11.9872 n/a 7,968
5,257 miles from location Massasoit Community College Brockton MA 10.1667 n/a 7,941
5,271 miles from location Northern Essex Community College Haverhill MA 9.60858 n/a 7,385
5,305 miles from location Fitchburg State University Fitchburg MA 60.4816 33% 7,043
5,337 miles from location Springfield Technical Community College Springfield MA 13.0038 n/a 6,782
5,268 miles from location Lesley University Cambridge MA 61.0844 22% 6,173
5,283 miles from location Framingham State University Framingham MA 60.0669 34% 5,989
5,348 miles from location Westfield State University Westfield MA 31.0441 37% 5,675
5,275 miles from location Brandeis University Waltham MA 81.2242 30% 5,598
5,303 miles from location Worcester State University Worcester MA 57.4626 33% 5,473
5,336 miles from location Springfield College Springfield MA 31.5966 35% 5,107
5,267 miles from location Simmons College Boston MA 65.2275 18% 5,003
5,268 miles from location Cambridge College Cambridge MA 3.68915 n/a 4,830
5,218 miles from location Cape Cod Community College West Barnstable MA 8.73914 n/a 4,657
5,265 miles from location Emerson College Boston MA 72.0892 26% 4,556
5,260 miles from location Quincy College Quincy MA 13.6313 n/a 4,361
5,266 miles from location Berklee College of Music Boston MA 26.0838 57% 4,145
5,257 miles from location Endicott College Beverly MA 64.4405 30% 4,136
5,334 miles from location Western New England College Springfield MA 25.6194 18% 3,710
5,301 miles from location Clark University Worcester MA 34.2011 20% 3,416
5,336 miles from location American International College Springfield MA 51.0356 31% 3,414
5,266 miles from location Curry College Milton MA 52.1152 19% 3,125
5,343 miles from location Smith College Northampton MA 37.759 35% 3,121
5,266 miles from location Roxbury Community College Boston MA 7.90446 n/a 2,749
5,379 miles from location Berkshire Community College Pittsfield MA 11.2065 n/a 2,601
5,347 miles from location Greenfield Community College Greenfield MA 10.9609 n/a 2,546
5,262 miles from location Stonehill College North Easton MA 35.2895 21% 2,468
5,267 miles from location Emmanuel College Boston MA 61.4947 14% 2,454
5,267 miles from location Massachusetts College of Art and Design Boston MA 66.6578 38% 2,422
5,273 miles from location Merrimack College North Andover MA 30.19 18% 2,090
5,337 miles from location Bay Path College Longmeadow MA 60.6795 33% 2,044
5,301 miles from location Becker College Worcester MA 17.8837 34% 1,758
5,257 miles from location Gordon College Wenham MA 68.7889 35% 1,685
5,274 miles from location Lasell College Auburndale MA 54.131 34% 1,672
5,266 miles from location Fisher College Boston MA 24.1178 22% 1,593
5,307 miles from location Anna Maria College Paxton MA 53.6904 26% 1,589
5,277 miles from location Regis College Weston MA 56.8755 19% 1,586
5,304 miles from location Nichols College Dudley MA 52.7968 24% 1,552
5,270 miles from location Mount Ida College Newton Center MA 46.184 31% 1,487
5,339 miles from location College of Our Lady of the Elms Chicopee MA 67.8925 32% 1,260
5,278 miles from location Dean College Franklin MA 51.3531 68% 1,113
5,261 miles from location Eastern Nazarene College Quincy MA 54.2902 35% 1,075
5,267 miles from location Wheelock College Boston MA 57.9598 23% 1,055
5,261 miles from location Sullivan and Cogliano Training Center Brockton MA 22.9763 n/a 875
5,266 miles from location The New England Conservatory of Music Boston MA 34.3459 30% 785
5,266 miles from location School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston Boston MA 23.674 18% 754
5,265 miles from location Urban College of Boston Boston MA 10.8596 n/a 617
5,297 miles from location Atlantic Union College South Lancaster MA 17.9037 n/a 468
5,259 miles from location Montserrat College of Art Beverly MA 20.4855 n/a 339
5,271 miles from location Hebrew College Newton Center MA 13.0152 n/a 252
5,268 miles from location Longy School of Music Cambridge MA 15.5813 36% 243
5,268 miles from location Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Brookline MA 27.55 n/a 203
 

Curious what studying Teaching gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Massachusetts

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 28,890 $62,570 -10.1%
2
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education + 18,340 $61,670 1.5%
3
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 8,710 $58,510 25.3%
4
Education Administrators, Postsecondary + 6,400 $104,810 14.7%
5
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 6,270 $94,330 17.2%
6
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 4,340 $130,750 12.1%
7
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 3,850 $56,090 -9.2%
8
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other + 3,610 $120,170 -21.7%
9
Instructional Coordinators + 3,360 $63,810 19.1%
10
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,670 $111,950 20.3%
11
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,220 $70,450 15.0%
12
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 2,160 $48,120 13.7%
13
Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,710 $72,900 50.0%
14
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,530 $51,040 -10.5%
15
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,270 $81,340 -3.8%
16
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 960 $96,870 -36.0%
17
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other + 150 $66,130 -51.6%
18
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School + 150 $65,690
 

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