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State Quick Facts: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place, Room 1401
Boston, Massachusetts 02108-1696
Telephone: 617-994-6950
Fax: 617-994-6397
Agency E-mail: bhe@bhe.mass.edu
www.mass.edu



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
6,498
College-aged (18-25):
384
White:
5,363
Black:
407
Hispanic:
557
Asian:
322
Native American:
14
Male:
3,152
Female:
3,346
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
122
Public:
31
4-year:
15
2-year:
16
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
83


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
463,366
Public (Fall 06):
192,164

Independent, Not-for-Profit (Fall 06):

254,962
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
335,511
Graduate (Fall 06):
99,380
First Professional (Fall 06):
16,635
White (Fall 07):
329,669
Black (Fall 07):
37,817
Hispanic (Fall 07):
31,383
Asian (Fall 07):
34,210
Native American (Fall 07):
1,947
Alien (Fall 07):
28,340
Male (Fall 06):
191,429
Female (Fall 06):
260,097
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
95,342
Associates:
10,926
Bachelor:
49,526
Graduate:
34,890
White:
58,419
Black:
5,675
Hispanic:
4,361
Asian:
6,077
Native American:
334
Alien:
7,206
Other (not incl. above)
13,270
Male:
39,100
Female:
56,242

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$1,258,540
  Selected State Reports:

Sources –
Population: Resident FY 2008 Estimate, U.S. Census Bureau
Institutions: FY 2007-2008, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Enrollments: FY Fall 2006 and Fall 2007, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Completions: FY 2007-2008, SHEEO-SPRC and NCES/IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Appropriations: Educational Appropriations Nominal and Un-Adjusted Dollars from SHEEO-SHEF FY 2008. Educational appropriations measure state and local support available for public higher education operating expenses and excludes appropriations for independent institutions, financial aid for students attending independent institutions, and research, agriculture, and medical (RAM) purposes.

This is a product of the SHEEO/NCES Network.
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