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Purview of the Board of Higher Education

Independent Institutions in Massachusetts Under Purview
Out-of-State Institutions Under Purview
Independent Institutions in Massachusetts Not Currently Under Purview

Independent Institutions in Massachusetts Under Purview

In addition to the 29 public higher education institutions in Massachusetts, the following independent institutions based in Massachusetts fall under the purview of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education:

Anna Maria College External Link
Assumption College External Link
Atlantic Union College External Link
Babson College External Link
Bay Path College External Link
Bay State College External Link (private two-year college)
Becker College External Link
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology External Link (private two-year institution)
Bentley University External Link
Berklee College of Music External Link
Blessed John XXIII National Seminary, The
Boston Architectural College External Link
Boston Baptist College External Link
Boston Conservatory of Music External Link
Boston Graduate School for Psychoanalysis External Link
Cambridge College External Link
Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education, Inc. External Link
Conway School of Landscape Design External Link
Curry College External Link
Dean College External Link (private two-year college)
Eastern Nazarene College External Link
Emerson College External Link
Endicott College External Link
FINE Mortuary College External Link (private two-year college)
Fisher College External Link (private two-year college)
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering External Link
Gordon College External Link
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary External Link
Hampshire College External Link
Hebrew College External Link
Hellenic College External Link
Hult International Business School External Link
ITT Technical Institute External Link
Laboure College, Inc. External Link
Lasell College External Link
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts External Link (private two-year college)
Lesley University External Link
Marian Court College External Link (private two-year college)
Massachusetts School of Law at Andover External Link
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology External Link
Merrimack College External Link
MGH Institute of Health Professions External Link
Montserrat College of Art External Link
Mount Ida College External Link
National Graduate School of Quality Management External Link
New England College of Business and Finance External Link
New England College of Optometry External Link
New England Conservatory of Music External Link
New England Institute of Art External Link
New England School of Acupuncture External Link
Newbury College External Link
Nichols College External Link
Pine Manor College External Link
Quincy College External Link (two-year municipal college)
Regis College External Link
Salter College External Link (private two-year college)
Sanford-Brown College, Inc. External Link (private two-year college)
Simmons College External Link
Springfield College External Link
Stonehill College External Link
Tufts University External Link
The Urban College of Boston: A Two-Year College, Inc. External Link (private two-year college)
Wentworth Institute of Technology External Link
Western New England University External Link
Wheelock College External Link
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute External Link
Worcester Polytechnic Institute External Link
Zion Bible College External Link

Out-of-State Institutions Under Purview

The following out-of-state institutions fall under the purview of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education for purposes of offering courses for credit in Massachusetts:

Bard College
Bethel University External Link
College of Saint Catherine
Conservative Baptist Seminary of the East
Daniel Webster
Johnson and Wales
New England Institute of Technology
Nova Southeastern University External Link
Rivier College
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary—Northborough (Boston) Extension Center External Link
University of Phoenix, Inc. External Link
University of Southern California

Independent Institutions Not Currently Under Purview

The following independent institutions based in Massachusetts do not currently fall under purview of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education:

American International College
Amherst College
Andover-Newton Theological School
Blessed John XXIII National Seminary
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Clark University
College of the Holy Cross
College of Our Lady of the Elms
Emmanuel College
Episcopal Divinity School
Harvard University
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mount Holyoke College
New England School of Law
Northeastern University
Saint John’s Seminary
Smith College
Suffolk University
Wellesley College
Wheaton College
Williams College

 

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