Graduate Student Population in Massachusetts

For academic year 2021-2022, total 151,161 graduate students enrolled in 74 graduate schools in Massachusetts. By gender, there are 61,807 male students (40.89%) and 89,354 female students (59.11%) enrolled in graduate programs.
Harvard University has the most graduate students of 21,766 and Boston University has the second most graduate students of 17,875 in Massachusetts. You can view and compare the graduate student population along with tuition and other admission information at Massachusetts colleges at Massachusetts Graduate School Comparison page.
By attending status, 87,020 students enrolled as full-time and 64,141 students enrolled as part-time for graduate programs. Next table shows the 2022 graduate students population by gender and attending status at Massachusetts graduate schools.
Harvard University has the most graduate students of 21,766
Graduate Student Population By Gender and Attending Status at Massachusetts graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total151,16161,80789,354
Full-time87,02037,87749,143
Part-time64,14123,93040,211

Population by Race/Ethnicity

For academic year 2021-2022, of the 74 enrolled students in Massachusetts graduate schools, 192 were American Indian/Native American (0.13%), 12,180 were Asian (8.06%), 8,053 were Black/African American (5.33%), 10,854 were Hispanic (7.18%), 91 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (0.06%), 66,168 were White (43.77%), 3,517 were Two More (2.33%), and 13,218 were Un-Known (8.74%). The number of non-resident alien students is 36,888 (24.40%). Next table shows the 2022 graduate school students population by race/ethnicity and state at Massachusetts graduate schools.
Graduate Student Population By Race/Ethnicity at Massachusetts graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total151,16161,80789,354
American Indian/Native American19276116
Asian12,1804,8767,304
Black/African American8,0532,9025,151
Hispanic10,8543,8527,002
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander912566
White66,16824,25941,909
Two More3,5171,2612,256
Un-Known13,2184,6888,530
Non-resident Alien36,88819,86817,020
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