Massachusetts Bay Community College

Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
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Massachusetts Bay Community College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Massachusetts. The campus is located in a suburb, in Wellesley Hills.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,629 students attend the school. Every year 17% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Massachusetts Bay Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $576, and fees were $4,512. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,520 and $4,512 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students4,629
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 13
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 16
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 93.7%
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1991 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$24/credit
In State Students$24/credit
Out of State Students$230/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $1,080 $1,080 $10,350
ADN 70 $1,680 $1,680 $16,100
BSN 125 $3,000 $3,000 $28,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 59% of Massachusetts Bay Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 40% $4,330
Other Federal Grant 16% $316
State Grant & Scholarships 46% $1,150
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 5% $1,004
Federal Student Loans 18% $4,270
Private Loans 1% $3,094


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,281
$30,001 to $48,000$10,508
$48,001 to $75,000$12,615
$75,001 to $110,000$14,279
Over $110,000$16,102

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.
Massachusetts Bay Community College
50 Oakland St
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

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