Bancroft School of Massage Therapy in Worcester

Worcester, MA

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Bancroft School of Massage Therapy offers 3-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 4:1. 16.5% are women, and 83.5% are men. 76% of full-time Bancroft School of Massage Therapy students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average.


Types of financial aids


26 of Bancroft School of Massage Therapy undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 29 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Bancroft School of Massage Therapy number 167 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Massachusetts.

Students at Bancroft School of Massage Therapy awarded 2 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal student loans.

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Bancroft School of Massage Therapy.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Bancroft School of Massage Therapy graduation rate is above the national average.

76% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Bancroft School of Massage Therapy completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Bancroft School of Massage Therapy is 4:1, that means that for every 4 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Bancroft School of Massage Therapy the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Bancroft School of Massage Therapy and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Bancroft School of Massage Therapy offers 3 programs in total: 3 are for less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 23 universities in Worcester county. Bancroft School of Massage Therapy is one of the few institutions in Worcester that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Massachusetts state average data to help you compare.


Bancroft School of Massage Therapy provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 37 students with 33506 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Bancroft School of Massage Therapy

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I'm giving three stars because I don't want the school and it's curriculum to get a bad wrap. You will learn a great deal and have more hours and credits than other schools which will put you ahead. However, a word of caution: don't let life get you down financially because if you end up in default as I was, as well as a few acquaintances, they won't help you or work with you regardless the reason. After multiple letters and emails to the owner not only was I told he couldn't/wouldn't help, but he sent me loan information that was incorrect by a few years. In contacting them regarding finances I was given three different contacts which is questionable. While I admit my own fault in the matter, I also believe a school that promotes well-being, caring for community and students, should extend the courtesy so a person can make a good living, a healthy living, and dig out of their holes with an education they earned. Instead I work in a factory making nowhere near what I would as a therapist with no chance of becoming licensed again in this lifetime. And if you live or are licensed outside of Massachusetts, you're on your own. In short, be sure you can pay your way with no strings and prepare for educational costs, otherwise you'll lose all earned.

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Overall Rating:

Amazing school. Best decision I've ever made.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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Bancroft is extremely welcoming to new students, has a well thought out massage program and is accredited by the state of Massachusetts. If you're looking to attend massage school- this is the place! Compassion Massage has several Bancroft graduates as employees and our clients love them! You will not be disappointed.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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I attended Bancroft this past year and was amazed at the caring and supportive team of both administrators and faculty at the school. The moment I walked in the door I could feel that this was a place where people cared about what they do and wanted to share their knowledge. All of the teachers want you to succeed and will do everything to make sure you finish school and are more than prepared for a career in massage therapy. After interning at a a local wellness center I can say that I feel more than prepared to work as a Massage Therapist.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

I recently moved to Massachusetts from Texas, where I was a licensed massage therapist. When I applied for my license here, I found out I had to take fifty more hours of training in order to practice massage in this state. Bancroft was very accommodating, and made this process as easy as possible for me. All the office personnel, teachers, and students were supportive, well educated and passionate about massage. I was only charged for the hours that I needed, and I was able to set up a schedule that allowed me to finish my required hours as quickly as possible. It was a great experience, and I would wholeheartedly recommend this school to anyone seeking to study massage, as well as to anyone new to the state who requires a specific amount of hours to receive their Massachusetts massage license.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 333 Shrewsbury St


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Continuous

General Phone Number: +5087577923

Institution is active in current year: 1

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