History Schools In Massachusetts

There are 51 accredited history schools in Massachusetts for faculty who teach history classes to choose from. The trends in Massachusetts' history academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in history includes history training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in History
  • Bachelors degree in History
  • Masters degree in History
  • PhD degree in History


Schools

  1. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Amherst College

    Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000

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  3. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  4. Assumption College

    500 Salisbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-1296

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  5. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  6. Bentley University

    175 Forest St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02452-4705

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  7. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Brandeis University

    415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

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  11. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  12. Cape Cod Community College

    2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable, Massachusetts 02668-1599

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  13. Clark University

    950 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Dean College

    99 Main Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038-1941

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  15. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  16. Emmanuel College in Boston

    400 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  17. Endicott College

    376 Hale Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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  18. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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  19. Framingham State University

    100 State Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701-9101

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  20. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  21. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

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  22. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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  23. College of the Holy Cross

    One College Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-2395

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  24. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  25. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  28. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  30. Mount Holyoke College

    50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489

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  31. Nichols College

    Center Rd, Dudley, Massachusetts 01571-5000

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  32. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    375 Church St, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247-4100

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  33. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. College of Our Lady of the Elms

    291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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  35. Pine Manor College

    400 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

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  36. Regis College

    235 Wellesley St, Weston, Massachusetts 02493-1571

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  37. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  38. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  39. Bard College at Simon's Rock

    84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230-9702

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  40. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

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  41. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  42. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

    285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300

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  43. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  44. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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  45. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  46. Wellesley College

    106 Central St, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-8203

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  47. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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  48. Westfield State University

    577 Western Ave, Westfield, Massachusetts 01086-1630

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  49. Wheaton College in Norton

    26 E Main St, Norton, Massachusetts 02766

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  50. Williams College

    880 Main St, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267

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  51. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National History Employment

Massachusetts 290
National 8,350

Of all of the history professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for History professionals In Massachusetts

430 360 380 280 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, history is a shrinking field. In Massachusetts, 140 less history professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of history professionals has shrunk by 33%. This decline is faster than the national trend for history professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of history professionals working around the nation.

History VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$55,285 $56,450 $57,055 $61,170 $62,665
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by history professionals is increasing in Massachusetts. In 2006 history professionals made a mean salary of $55,285 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,665 per year.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$39,320
25th percentile
$45,935
50th percentile
$58,395
75th percentile
$78,655
90th percentile
$95,700

Thus, there was a 12% growth in history professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Massachusetts, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of history. The pay differential between the highest paid history professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 143%

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

History
$62,665
Liberal Arts
$70,450
Political Science
$93,730

In Massachusetts, history professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

History programs available for each degree type for all schools in Massachusetts

associate
3
bachelor
61
master
21
doctor
12
Certificate
0
Total97

The number of students graduating from the 51 accredited history schools in Massachusetts is increasing. In 2006, 1,672 students graduated from history courses in Massachusetts. And in 2010, 1,784 students graduated.

Thus there was a 7% percent increase in the number of history school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts. 63% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in history.

History Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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