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FACTS AND STATISTICS

Public Higher Education System

 
System
Community Colleges
State Universities
UMass
Number of Campuses
29
15
9
5
Annual Student Headcount
(2012–2013)
Credit Courses only
296,724
139,483
72,556
84,685
Tuition and Fees
(2012–13)
Weighted Average
-
$5,071
$8,283
$12,486
Degrees and Certificates Awarded
(2008–2009)
33,114
11,136
9,569
12,409
State Appropriation
(2008–2009*)
$1,037,346,350
$232,672,246
$211,442,060
$478,339,500
State-Appropriated Financial Aid
(2008–2009 Projected**)
$96,470,273
$26,250,955
$20,210,626
$26,720,846
Note: Statistics for University of Massachusetts Medical School not included in Tuition and Fees or Degrees Awarded.
* Accounts for October 2008 emergency (9C) budget cuts. System total includes Board of Higher Education Central Account and collective bargaining.
** Includes need-based tuition waiver but no other tuition waivers. Total state-appropriated financial aid for all institutions in Massachusetts is $114,565,768.

 

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