Top Massachusetts Colleges Comparison

Massachusetts Colleges Rankings and Academic Comparison

Next table compares the 2020 Top Massachusetts Colleges in perspective of admission rate, college costs, completion rates, test scores, and more academic characteristicsThe schools are ranked and selected by our ranking method and only qualified schools are included in the ranking. See our ranking methodology for State best schools
There are 11 public and 41 private schools in 2020 Top Massachusetts Colleges. The average acceptance rate of 2020 Top Massachusetts Colleges is 58.55% and the average admission yield is 25.74%.The average tuition & fees of the 2020 Top Massachusetts Colleges is $40,201 based on out-of-state rate. The average graduation rate is 69.96% and the average student to faculty ratio is 12.08:1 (8.28%). In average, 7,049 students are attending to one of the schools.
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2020 Top Massachusetts Colleges Comparison Table
RankNameScoreAcceptance RateYieldTuition & FeesTest ScoresStudent PopulationStudent: Faculty
1 Cambridge, MAPrivate, 4 Years98.2 4.7 % 81.7 % $51,925 1,520 SAT
102 ACT
31,566 7:1
2 Cambridge, MAPrivate, 4 Years96.6 6.7 % 76.1 % $51,832 1,535 SAT
105 ACT
11,574 3:1
3 Williamstown, MAPrivate, 4 Years90.7 13.0 % 43.0 % $57,280 1,480 SAT
100 ACT
2,149 6:1
4 Amherst, MAPrivate, 4 Years90.5 12.8 % 39.5 % $58,640 1,430 SAT
97 ACT
1,855 7:1
5 Medford, MAPrivate, 4 Years89.9 14.6 % 47.2 % $58,578 1,455 SAT
33 ACT
11,586 9:1
6 Wellesley, MAPrivate, 4 Years89.5 19.5 % 47.4 % $56,052 1,425 SAT
96 ACT
2,534 8:1
7 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years88.7 22.1 % 25.4 % $55,892 1,415 SAT
95 ACT
34,657 10:1
8 Chestnut Hill, MAPrivate, 4 Years88.7 27.9 % 26.8 % $57,910 1,405 SAT
97 ACT
14,720 13:1
9 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years88.6 19.3 % 22.8 % $53,506 1,450 SAT
99 ACT
21,627 14:1
10 Waltham, MAPrivate, 4 Years87.8 31.1 % 24.4 % $57,561 1,390 SAT
94 ACT
5,800 10:1
11 Waltham, MAPrivate, 4 Years87.8 43.2 % 25.4 % $51,830 1,325 SAT
89 ACT
5,460 11:1
12 South Hadley, MAPrivate, 4 Years86.8 50.9 % 33.4 % $52,258 1,395 SAT
92 ACT
2,335 9:1
13 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years86.6 35.6 % 20.0 % $49,432 1,295 SAT
86 ACT
4,573 15:1
14 Lowell, MAPublic, 4 Years86.5 71.8 % 24.2 % $33,574 1,235 SAT
79 ACT
18,242 17:1
15 Northampton, MAPrivate, 4 Years86.5 31.0 % 34.3 % $54,224 - 2,903 9:1
16 Amherst, MAPublic, 4 Years86.3 59.9 % 20.2 % $35,710 1,295 SAT
29 ACT
30,593 17:1
17 Norton, MAPrivate, 4 Years86.1 69.8 % 19.3 % $54,568 1,265 SAT
85 ACT
1,760 11:1
18 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years86.1 85.3 % 17.5 % $40,104 1,125 SAT
24 ACT
7,186 15:1
19 Worcester, MAPrivate, 4 Years86.1 41.6 % 29.0 % $52,320 - 6,874 13:1
20 Worcester, MAPrivate, 4 Years86.0 38.0 % 32.4 % $54,740 - 2,939 10:1
21 North Dartmouth, MAPublic, 4 Years85.7 77.5 % 21.1 % $30,103 1,090 SAT
71 ACT
8,513 16:1
22 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years85.6 69.7 % 16.5 % $42,070 1,215 SAT
80 ACT
6,082 6:1
23 Westfield, MAPublic, 4 Years85.5 86.1 % 27.1 % $16,929 1,083 SAT
63 ACT
6,100 16:1
24 Springfield, MAPrivate, 4 Years85.5 63.2 % 24.8 % $39,305 1,145 SAT
76 ACT
3,139 12:1
25 North Adams, MAPublic, 4 Years85.3 73.7 % 18.4 % $19,875 1,110 SAT
23 ACT
1,452 11:1
26 Wenham, MAPrivate, 4 Years85.3 75.5 % 18.7 % $38,650 1,168 SAT
75 ACT
1,955 11:1
27 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years85.3 77.0 % 13.4 % $41,448 1,190 SAT
26 ACT
2,209 13:1
28 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years85.3 76.0 % 18.7 % $34,970 1,180 SAT
73 ACT
4,516 18:1
29 Bridgewater, MAPublic, 4 Years85.2 90.1 % 24.7 % $16,872 1,070 SAT
22 ACT
10,990 19:1
30 Salem, MAPublic, 4 Years85.1 84.7 % 20.0 % $17,994 1,060 SAT
23 ACT
8,338 14:1
31 Fitchburg, MAPublic, 4 Years85.0 86.9 % 25.4 % $16,690 1,075 SAT
66 ACT
7,199 14:1
32 Worcester, MAPrivate, 4 Years84.8 59.4 % 12.7 % $47,200 - 3,122 10:1
33 Milton, MAPrivate, 4 Years84.7 92.7 % 10.9 % $41,230 1,025 SAT
57 ACT
2,580 12:1
34 Springfield, MAPrivate, 4 Years84.6 85.4 % 13.6 % $37,990 1,155 SAT
25 ACT
3,780 13:1
35 Amherst, MAPrivate, 4 Years84.5 62.9 % 19.6 % $52,068 - 1,191 10:1
36 Easton, MAPrivate, 4 Years84.3 69.6 % 14.1 % $44,420 - 2,556 12:1
37 Beverly, MAPrivate, 4 Years84.3 80.5 % 26.4 % $34,200 - 4,794 14:1
38 Worcester, MAPrivate, 4 Years84.2 81.1 % 16.3 % $42,316 - 2,428 11:1
39 Cambridge, MAPrivate, 4 Years84.1 75.7 % 15.7 % $28,875 1,116 SAT
73 ACT
4,838 10:1
40 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years83.9 - - $36,350 - 1,053 9:1
41 Chicopee, MAPrivate, 4 Years83.9 67.5 % 19.8 % $37,000 1,070 SAT
21 ACT
1,531 11:1
42 Framingham, MAPublic, 4 Years83.9 73.3 % 18.3 % $17,180 1,045 SAT
21 ACT
5,565 14:1
43 Chestnut Hill, MAPrivate, 4 Years83.9 41.0 % 41.6 % $31,600 - 423 15:1
44 North Andover, MAPrivate, 4 Years83.8 82.8 % 15.7 % $43,340 - 4,643 14:1
45 Boston, MAPublic, 4 Years83.6 77.6 % 25.1 % $35,075 - 16,164 16:1
46 Worcester, MAPublic, 4 Years83.4 77.8 % 28.1 % $16,241 - 6,217 17:1
47 Newton, MAPrivate, 4 Years83.3 79.8 % 15.1 % $37,000 1,075 SAT
21 ACT
2,060 13:1
48 Longmeadow, MAPrivate, 4 Years82.9 60.4 % 14.8 % $35,081 - 3,444 12:1
49 Paxton, MAPrivate, 4 Years82.9 73.6 % 13.6 % $38,630 - 1,461 12:1
50 Springfield, MAPrivate, 4 Years82.5 68.4 % 21.4 % $36,930 1,010 SAT
19 ACT
3,152 16:1
51 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years81.3 - - $28,706 - 11,900 12:1
52 Boston, MAPrivate, 4 Years80.5 - - $16,164 - 2,234 11:1
Average85.9 58.5 % 25.7 % $40,201 1,238 SAT
64 ACT
7,049 12.1:1
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