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Great Schools For Students with Children: Massachusetts

Updated on September 19, 2012

The face of a college student is much different than it was 10 or 20 years ago. More singleparents, married students and older students are entering the arena. Universities have made living on campus a possibility with family housing. Here is a list of schools that offer such housing in Massachusetts.

A marker50 Goddard Avenue, Brookline, MA 02445 -
50 Goddard Ave, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
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Hellenic College

Fast Facts

  • Located in Brookline, Ma
  • Established in 1937
  • 52 acre campus
  • The only Orthodox Christian liberal arts college in the USA
  • 6 Programs of study
  • Student government
  • Spiritual and academic counseling

Housing Facts

  • Air conditioned units
  • 1, 2, and 3 unit apartments
  • Play grounds, barbecue and biking areas
  • Ample parking
  • Community dinning area. Meals provided free of charge

A markerUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst -
University of Massachusetts Amherst : Health Services, Presidents Dr, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Fast Facts

  • Located in Amherst, Ma
  • Established in 1863
  • 1,400 acre campus
  • Within a 2.5 hour drive to New york and Boston
  • Over 100 academic programs
  • NCAA division I level teams
  • One of the largest state supported libraries
  • School wide green initiatives

Housing Facts

  • 1 and 2 bedroom units
  • Community Centers
  • Parks and playgrounds
  • Gardening plots
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ample parking
  • University bus service
  • Disabilities services

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      Jessica 3 years ago

      I believe Smith does as well

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      ElleBee 5 years ago

      While they obviously don't have housing, it is worth noting that many of the MA community colleges have on-campus day care centers, and are also great for students with children!

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      Good post and suggestions for those who have children and want to further their education. I am glad that the college I went to had quality child care. It was nice to have that peace of mind and help.