Worcester, MA | clark.edu | 508.793.7431
Founded in 1887, Clark University is committed to scholarship and inquiry that address social and human imperatives on a global scale. Located in the heart of New England—Worcester, Massachusetts—Clark enrolls approximately 2,300 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students and is featured in Loren Pope’s influential book, “Colleges That Change Lives.” Clark students are passionate about ideas, events and causes beyond themselves; they embrace issues and take action. They regard the status quo and say, “We can do better.”
Clark has emerged as a leader in higher education. LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice), our pioneering model of education, combines life-changing world and workplace experiences with a robust liberal arts curriculum. Through LEEP, our students confront complex problems, collaborate with faculty, learn directly from industry experts, and explore topics of global consequence.
Recent rankings that acknowledge Clark’s growing reputation include U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges, #74 in National Universities; Forbes, #16 in America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities; Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, #27 in Best Values in Private Colleges; and Princeton Review, #3 in Best Schools for Making an Impact.
Clark students are known by name and face, as the student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1 and the average class size is 21 students. With approximately 900 international students, faculty members and scholars from more than 80 countries, our students also encounter a variety of cultures, traditions, religions, political ideologies, and people in the community. Some of our most popular majors are Psychology, Biology, Geography, International Development and Social Change, Political Science, and Business Management. Our alumni ranks swell with pacesetters in medicine and the law, education and science; pioneers in the arts; and entrepreneurs who write their own prescription for success.
In concert with its excellent graduate programs and research institutes, the University offers a unique cost-saving opportunity. If you work hard and meet the eligibility requirements, you can earn both a bachelor’s and an accelerated master’s degree from one of 14 different programs, with the fifth year tuition-free.
At Clark, you will develop the creativity, adaptability, and resilience to translate your passions and studies into a remarkable career and a purposeful life. You will graduate with the skills employers demand and the world needs, prepared to live the University’s motto: “Challenge Convention. Change Our World.”
Framingham, MA | framingham.edu | 508.620.1220
As a public university, Framingham State University prides itself on its quality academic programs, affordability, and its commitment to empowering students with the skills, knowledge, and experiences that prepare them to lead fulfilling and productive lives. The University’s respected faculty scholars are talented teachers who challenge students to achieve their best so that students build confidence in themselves and their abilities. Its many undergraduate programs range from Art to Biology to Communication Arts, and include top majors like Education, Accounting, Marketing, Food & Nutrition, and Criminology while graduate offerings include the MBA, MEd, and MS. The University also has undergraduate degree evening programs along with online courses. Framingham State University is located in the economically vibrant MetroWest corridor just 20 miles west of Boston, offering students all the cultural and career benefits of a world class city. The University is situated on a beautiful, 50 acre, traditional New England campus in Framingham, Massachusetts.
WE’RE NOT TYPICAL NEITHER ARE YOU
The best way to prepare for a future filled with choices is to get an education that teaches you how to choose. Goddard College is a small, progressive liberal arts college that offers low-residency programs leading to accredited bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education, creative writing, interdisciplinary arts, sustainability, health arts and sciences, psychology, and individualized studies.
At Goddard, you don’t pick among courses already designed—you join faculty in creating just the independent studies you need. You learn to make decisions, take a leadership role, and assess yourself honestly. Goddard is a leader in transformative education that joins individual learning with action in the world. We cultivate knowledge, skills, and strategies that respond effectively to the changing needs of communities and circumstances.
Applicants should exhibit competency in critical and reflective thinking and writing skills documented in application essays, transcripts, and letters of recommendation. Goddard is a test blind school and does not use results from standard tests in making admissions decisions. Goddard is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Boston, MA | massart.edu | 617.879.7222
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) is one of the top colleges of its kind in the United States. Founded in 1873, MassArt has a legacy of leadership as the only freestanding public college of art and design in the country, and the nation’s first art school to grant a degree. The college offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in art, design, and art education, all taught by world-class faculty in expansive and well-equipped facilities. With an undergraduate student body of 1,700, a student to teacher ratio of 10:1, and an 87% freshman to sophomore retention rate, MassArt offers a vibrant creative community to support and nurture the talents of students who are passionate about realizing their own artistic vision. MassArt alumni are gallery owners, entrepreneurs, industrial designers, educators, and renowned sculptors and painters who contribute to the creative economy and shape contemporary culture every day. Located in the Fenway Cultural District on Boston’s Avenue of the Arts (Huntington Avenue), MassArt offers students both a dynamic learning experience on campus and the complement of a thriving artistic landscape throughout the city and region.
Plymouth, Quincy & Online | quincycollege.edu
Quincy College can get you where you need to be, whether you’re looking to earn a degree, take a single class, continue your education, or change your career. Quincy College offers the programs you want, the flexibility you need, and the price that makes it all possible.
HIGHER EDUCATION. LOWER TUITION.
Applying to Quincy College is easy. Anyone with a high school diploma or GED/HiSET may enroll. Your journey begins here. Fill out an Application Online and receive a username and password to get started on your path to a certificate, a degree, or a profession.
College on your terms. Flexibility you can afford. Our open enrollment policy provides you the opportunity to further your education without the barriers or the wait. Flexible semesters begin throughout the year on our two convenient campus locations in Quincy and Plymouth, Massachusetts, and online. You can also try a hybrid course which combines in-person and online learning.
We are an open access institution that encourages academic achievement and excellence, diversity, economic opportunity, community involvement, and lifelong learning. Quincy College facilitates valuable learning relationships that inspire students to realize their educational and professional futures.
Quincy College has a variety of Associate Degree programs to choose from in Professional Programs, Liberal Arts, Natural & Health Science, and Nursing. We have designed programs in cutting edge fields like Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Robotics, and more.
Most credits earned at Quincy College are accepted for transfer to other colleges and universities. Quincy College has agreements with several institutions which allow graduates of some associate degree programs to transfer with advanced standing in specific baccalaureate programs. The courses taken at Quincy College count towards the bachelor’s degree just as if they had been taken at the four-year school. Credits earned at Quincy College are often one-third to one-half the cost of most four-year colleges.
Quincy College certificate programs are designed to provide students with specific skills and job training so they may enter the workforce in less than two years. Certificate programs are offered in a wide range of high demand fields such as Accounting, Aquaculture, Biotechnology & Compliance, Customer Service, Early Childhood Education, Entrepreneurship, Game Development, Gerontology, Insurance Career, Practical Nursing, Security Administration, and Web and Mobile Development.
FOCUSED ON TEACHING AND LEARNING, ONE STUDENT AT A TIME
At Quincy College, students find all the resources they need to have a successful college experience. Our enthusiastic faculty, supportive student advisors, free tutoring, Wi-Fi buildings, and student clubs are all focused on enhancing the college experience for all of our students. Everything that we do is focused upon teaching and learning and the primacy of the teaching/learning relationship.
We welcome you to take a class with our dedicated faculty and discover why students choose Quincy College for a high quality, affordable education.
THE COLLEGE OF THE SOUTH SHORE™
Learn more about Quincy College by visiting one of our campuses in the Boston area and on the South Shore of Massachusetts.
Quincy Campus: 1250 Hancock Street, Quincy Center, MA 02169. Call 617.984.1710
Plymouth Campus: 36 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, MA 02360. Call 508.747.0400.
Hamden, CT | qu.edu/visit | 203.582.8600
Use our world-sized classroom to explore your interests and find your focus. Students in the undergraduate and graduate programs at Quinnipiac have many choices—58 majors, 70+ minors, internships too numerous to count, study abroad that adds experience in your major, short faculty-led overseas trips, and real experience in clinical experiences, and actual jobs. You’re involved from your first day at orientation in identifying your strengths, choosing to challenge yourself to be better in your weaker areas, and selecting a course of study that prepares you for a career, graduate school, and life. We’ll help build your confidence, and you’ll see yourself in a new way.
The best way to decide on which college is a great fit is to come to campus—Quinnipiac offers Fall and Spring Open House programs, weekday individual interviews, Group Information Sessions on busy days and student-led campus tours at every turn. Our Mt. Carmel campus is home to the start of all our academic programs, residence living, the library, athletic fields, recreation and a great location at the foot of Sleeping Giant mountain State Park. Our York Hill campus, just the other side of Whitney Avenue, offers stunning views of the area as you wind up to the top to find the TD Bank Sports Center for Ice Hockey and Basketball, all suite-residence halls, and Rocky Top, a lodge-like student center. Our newest spot is the North Haven campus, about 4 miles distant, with a park-like setting, and the Schools of Medicine, Law, Nursing, Education, and Health Sciences. Upper class (juniors/seniors) students in some majors use these facilities and labs, and the graduate students find the interaction between students in all the Schools creates a broad learning environment whether your interests lie in being the best in health care, law, teaching or medicine. An Open House gives you access to all of these features, faculty, and campus settings. Plus a chance to talk with students and ask how they believe Quinnipiac has helped them grow. Clubs, organizations, recreation and 21 Division I teams—the Bobcats rule!
Bring us your questions, look around and see if we can help you find your focus! qu.edu/visit
Weston, MA | regiscollege.edu | 781.768.7100
Regis is a leading co-ed Catholic university in Greater Boston with 2,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students in the arts, sciences, nursing, and health sciences devoted to global engagement and service.
Regis’ innovative academic programs, global community service initiatives, and extracurricular activities provide its students with a life-changing education and prepare them to be leaders. Regis is located 12 miles west of Boston and set on a suburban residential campus in Weston, Massachusetts. It is close to internship opportunities in several innovation districts as well as clinical rotations in world-class hospitals. Founded in 1927 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston and led by President Antoinette Hays, PhD, RN, Regis is grounded by its principles of welcoming all and caring for the dear neighbor.
- A safe campus which includes both suite and traditional-style living in five residence halls
- An expansive library inclusive of a learning commons, study and research space with FitDesks for multitasking students, and a Dunkin’ Donuts
- A comprehensive internship program where students engage in unique clinical and career experiences in Boston and the surrounding area. (97% of Regis graduates had full-time professional employment or were attending graduate school six months after graduation)
- Unique study abroad and co-curricular programs through its Center for Global Connections, which offers students the flexibility to determine the length of their study abroad experience
- A nationally recognized nursing program that has received the National League for Nursing designation as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for a third consecutive time
Cutting-edge programs and majors including neuroscience and biomedical engineering are being added to respond to market needs across all three schools.
- Regis offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs, and fast-track 4+1 master’s opportunities
Students receive the support they need to succeed.
- Broad academic support services through the Academic Center for Excellence, iPads for all students and faculty, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio
Championship NCAA Division III Athletics Programs with 18 teams currently in the New England Commonwealth Conference (NECC), and transitioning to Great Northeast Athletics Conference (GNAC) beginning with the 2017-18 academic year.
- 25 conference championships
- The Athletic Facility includes an indoor and outdoor complex
- Indoor facilities include three fitness rooms, a six-lane swimming pool, gymnasium, athletic training room, and team room
- Outdoor facilities consist of a turf field surface for field hockey, lacrosse, and soccer; an eight-lane track around the field; six tennis courts; and a softball diamond with a dirt infield and grass outfield
Learn more and schedule a campus visit regiscollege.edu/bostonmag
Salem, MA | salemstate.edu | 978.542-6000
Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural, and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State provides a diverse community of learners with a high quality, student-centered education; one that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.
Salem State’s mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region’s cultural, social and economic development.
Salem State University is a place where friendships are made, ideas are fostered, and possibilities are endless. We are committed to providing you with a quality, student-focused education, where faculty know you by name and are passionate about helping you succeed. By the time you graduate, you’ll be ready for a career without the burden of excessive debt.
Discover for yourself why so many have succeeded at Salem State. Schedule a campus visit today!
Lowell, MA | uml.edu | 978.934.4000
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a public research university ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s national universities.
Six colleges and schools offer more than 120 bachelor’s, 42 master’s, and 36 doctoral degree programs. Dozens of accelerated bachelor’s-to-master’s programs allow students to earn two degrees in as few as five years. A growing number of interdisciplinary programs reflect emerging fields in the global economy. Fifty percent of classes have fewer than 20 students.
Students, who come from 50 states and over 100 countries, find a 125-acre residential campus in the midst of a bold expansion. Twelve new buildings have opened since 2010.
The university’s extensive industry and community partnerships advance research, benefit the public, and enrich the student experience. UMass Lowell graduates contribute meaningfully in the workplace, build lives around the passions they develop in college and make a difference in the world.
Durham, NH | unh.edu | 603.862.1234
The University of New Hampshire is a flagship public research university located on the edge of possible. We’re built for people who love challenge and see opportunity everywhere. If you’re looking for intellectual adventure and a path to long-term success, explore our 100+ majors and 500+ study-abroad programs, our 360-degree university experience and singularly welcoming, worldly intellectual community. Our stunning main campus is in Durham, a quintessential New England college town named the sixth safest college town in America. Forty-five minutes west, our urban campus in Manchester is housed in a technology-infused renovated mill building and offers 33 highly experiential undergraduate and graduate programs.
An immersive academic experience
We bring faculty and undergraduates together to examine the past, engage with the present and build the future through academic programs in engineering and the physical sciences, health and human services, the arts, humanities, and social sciences, life sciences and agriculture, and business and economics. Our professors are Fulbright fellows, White House advisors, and major award winners (Guggenheim, National Science Foundation, Pulitzer), but they are also friendly, accessible human beings who want to help you succeed.
Pushing into undiscovered territory
We conduct research that touches the ocean depths, the galaxy’s edge and everything between. UNH students have helped build instruments launched on more than 20 NASA space missions, restored healthy oyster populations to Atlantic waters and developed widely adopted programs to prevent bullying. More than 100 student employees solve problems for global tech companies in our InterOperability Lab, the nation’s premiere independent testing facility for network technologies.
Each year, we sponsor student entrepreneurship challenges and provide generous grants for student-driven, faculty-mentored research projects on campus and abroad. More than 1,800 students from every field present ambitious, creative and enterprising work at our Undergraduate Research Conference, the largest of its kind in the nation.
- 13,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students
- Students from 49 states and 69 countries
- 500+ study-abroad programs
- 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio
- 83% of classes have fewer than 50 students
- Graduation rates 15 to 20 percent higher than national average
- 20 Division I athletic teams and 31 club sports
West Haven, CT | newhaven.edu | 203.932.7000
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN — A LEADER IN EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION
The University of New Haven, located in West Haven, Connecticut, is one of the country’s leaders in experiential education. The University of New Haven gives its students a singular education that combines a strong liberal arts program with hands-on professional training.
A private, coeducational institution situated on an 84-acre campus, the University of New Haven has an enrollment of more than 6,400 which includes about 1,800 graduate students as well as more than 4,600 undergraduate students. Sixty-five percent of undergraduate students live in University housing.
The University’s New England campus is within a short distance of Boston and New York City, giving students great access to the amenities and learning opportunities of these metropolitan areas, and just five minutes from the Connecticut shoreline.
OVER 100 UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN
The University of New Haven offers over 100 undergraduate degree programs and 30 graduate degree programs, throughout five academic colleges: the College of Business, the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, the Tagliatela College of Engineering, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts.
Some of the most popular programs of study include criminal justice, forensic science, national security studies, legal studies, fire science, engineering, music, music and sound recording, computer science, marine biology, sport management, graphic design, interior design, and dental hygiene.
Throughout the University of New Haven’s over 100 undergraduate programs of study, students prepare for careers via faculty-mentored research. The average classroom size is 22 students, and students regularly participate in on-the-job training and hands-on experiences through co-ops and internships. They also have the opportunity to take part in enrichment programs through a comprehensive study abroad and service learning opportunities.
The University of New Haven takes pride in providing students with experiential education. The University of New Haven places emphasis on a practical approach that balances theory with hands-on learning. Experiential education at the University promotes the methodology and philosophy of education, while augmenting academia with practical, real-world experiences and firsthand observation.
HANDS-ON LEARNING THROUGH RESEARCH
The University of New Haven focuses on hands-on learning through faculty-mentored research at the undergraduate level. Research at the University includes all kinds of study, including scientific, artistic, and scholarly activities. Research performed under the University’s faculty-mentored program is a major commitment of time and purposeful effort by both the faculty mentor and student. It also comes with a several-semesters commitment.
University of New Haven students partner with faculty mentors through laboratory research, independent study courses, and/or a thesis. The faculty-mentored research program ends with a major presentation or undergraduate thesis, which must be approved by the student’s academic research department. Undergraduate research provides students with a mentor who has extensive experience in their field and a unique opportunity to practice the principles of their education.