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Cambridge College

Cambridge College is a diverse community of more than 1800 adult learners where the average age 39. Undergraduate programs include educational Psychology, family and community systems, and organizational psychology. Several Master's and continuing education programs are also available.

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Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Master's University, Open Admissions, Focus on Undergraduate Professions

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Cambridge College is a diverse community of more than 1800 adult learners where the average age 39. Undergraduate programs include educational Psychology, family and community systems, and organizational psychology. Several Master's and continuing education programs are also available.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,050
Gender 35% Male / 65% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 23% Full Time / 77% Part Time
Geography 87% In State / 13% Out of State / 5% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 25% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 18%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
International 5%
Hispanic/Latino 24%
Ethnicity Unknown 16%
Black or African American 32%
Asian 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load tutoring writing center learning center remedial instruction study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling economically disadvantaged students services financial aid counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility services and/or facilities for hearing impaired services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): independent study accelerated program double major internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (42%), Business Administration and Management (28%), Psychology (17%), Human Services (11%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that derives from two or more distinct programs and that is integrated around a unifying theme or topic that cannot be subsumed under a single discipline or occupational field.

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Job Opportunities:

Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Social and Human Service Assistants
Assist in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care.
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
All community and social service specialists not listed separately.

Bachelor's

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President Deborah Jackson
Accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 26
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 50 : 50
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $15,910 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $22,909
$30K-$48K $24,490
$75K-$110K $26,815

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $13,392, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,392 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $8,000
Books $1,500 $1,500
Total (before financial aid) $14,892 $22,892

Students Receiving Aid

25% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 33% $6,806
Federal Scholarships/Grants 25% $3,430
Institutional Grants 4% $2,000
Pell Grants 25% $3,430
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 8% $800
Student Loans 33% $6,806

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.cambridgecollege.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.cambridgecollege.edu/admissions/netprice/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

2% of students graduated on time.

2% of students graduated in six years.

71% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

WalletHub

#74 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America

Washington Monthly

#310 Master's Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#312 Master's Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#346 Master's Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#472 Master's Universities - ROTC Rank
#500 Master's Universities - Peace Corps Rank
#562 Master's Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#569 Master's Universities - Bachelor's to PhD Rank
#667 Master's Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#669 Master's Universities - Overall Rank
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