Schools: K-12

With an enrollment of over 17,000 in public schools in Brockton, these award winning schools include 18 elementary schools, 4 middle schools and 2 public high schools. Private schools include 10 elementary and one private high school. Forty-four percent of high school graduates in Brockton go on to a 4-year college with 34% continuing their education at a 2-year college.

Higher Education

Massasoit Community College: Massasoit Community College is a comprehensive institution offering a full range of degree programs, transfer and support services-including an extensive Academic Resource Center, and credentialed certificates in a wide array of fields.

Area Universities and Colleges

Stonehill College

Located in Easton, about 5 miles from Brockton, Stonehill College has a full time enrollment of 2,400 students. Stonehill offers 33 major programs, the opportunity to double major or participate in one of the College’s 39 minor programs. On average, more than 320 academic courses are offered each semester.

Bridgewater State College

More than 30 undergraduate majors, internships, research, study abroad and honors programs all on an idyllic 235-acre campus with a nationally acclaimed wireless network, student housing, and extracurricular programming and support services. Located about 8 miles from Brockton, the graduate school is an array of degree, licensure and certificate programs, led by scholars, researchers, teachers and practitioners from the graduate faculty. It includes accredited master’s programs in professional studies, education, and business and in arts and sciences. The Continuing Education program features undergraduate courses and degree offerings after 4pm; credit and non-credit online courses and certificate programs; credit undergraduate certificate programs; on-campus enrichment and certificate programs; and off-campus programs.

Brockton Hospital School of Nursing

Brockton Hospital School of Nursing (SH/BHSON), a private institution of nursing education, is an integral part of Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. Originally established in 1897, BHSN has long had a prestigious reputation in nursing education. Considered a venerated asset to both the Hospital and the community, SH/BHSON has a history of attracting high-caliber students. The School has been in the forefront of nursing education for over a century and has graduated over 2,700 nurses, mainly from southeastern Massachusetts. It is the only hospital-based nursing school of its kind in Massachusetts.

More Schools

  • Babson College, Wellesley, MA, 9 miles
  • Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, 9 miles
  • Quincy College, Quincy, MA, 11 miles
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, 17 miles
  • Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 19 miles
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 27 miles