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Higher Education Administration Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 178 students earned their Higher Education/Higher Education Administration degrees in MA.

As a degree choice, Higher Education Administration is the 15th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in Massachusetts

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 137
Post-Master’s Certificate 29
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 29
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a higher education/higher education administration major is more popular with women than with men.

Higher Education Administration Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of higher education/higher education administration majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 10.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.6%
  • White: 71.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Higher Education Administration Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in Massachusetts

In this state, there are 11,130 people employed in jobs related to a higher education/higher education administration degree, compared to 184,430 nationwide.

Higher Education Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a higher education/higher education administration grad in the state is $96,570, compared to a typical salary of $89,570 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Massachusetts that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Merrimack College

North Andover
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
5,186 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#2

Boston College

Chestnut Hill
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
14,747 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 56% get financial aid. 65% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $57,000 after graduation.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
7,706 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,200 after graduation. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#4

Bay Path University

Longmeadow
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,324 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 21% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
7,169 Total Students

54% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Graduates earn an average $42,300 after graduation.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
31,350 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $21,396. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid.

#7

Regis College

Weston
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
3,194 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $27,670. The full-time teacher rate is 35%. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
772 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at ENC. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,149.

#9

Harvard University

Cambridge
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,655 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. 86% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $70,300 after graduation.

Higher Education Administration Careers in MA

Some of the careers higher education/higher education administration majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Education Administrators 14% $93,500

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to higher education/higher education administration.

Major Annual Graduates in MA
General Educational Leadership 470
Special Education Administration 13
Secondary School Administration 8
Urban Education & Leadership 3
Elementary & Jr High Administration 2

View all majors related to Higher Education Administration

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