Massachusetts College Overview

Of the 146 Massachusetts schools, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ranked first and Harvard University ranked second (view more at Massachusetts college rankings). The 2022 average tuition & fees of all Massachusetts colleges is $26,797 for Massachusetts residents and $27,475 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 65.38% and the average SAT score is 1,263. The average number of students is 2,876 and the average student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Massachusetts colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2022 Massachusetts Colleges

The following table lists colleges located in Massachusetts ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$55,878$58,967-4.1%11,25496%3 to 1
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$55,587$52,1701,5304.0%30,39197%5 to 1
Amherst College
Amherst, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$61,150-1,4608.7%1,74592%7 to 1
Williams College
Williamstown, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$59,660$59,728-8.8%1,98794%6 to 1
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$60,752-1,47016.2%2,28092%7 to 1
Tufts University
Medford, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$63,000$55,2161,49511.4%12,21994%10 to 1
Boston University
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$59,816$59,4181,44018.7%32,71889%10 to 1
Northeastern University
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$57,592$26,0951,49018.4%22,90591%14 to 1
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$61,706$32,7221,47519.0%14,93491%14 to 1
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$60,006$53,6181,45039.1%5,44088%10 to 1
College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$56,540-1,33042.9%2,97093%10 to 1
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$36,964$32,8091,35565.5%31,64284%17 to 1
Bentley University
Waltham, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$54,910$42,2001,32760.9%5,17788%11 to 1
Smith College
Northampton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$56,114$55,8301,45029.9%2,50491%7 to 1
Gordon College
Wenham, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,250$6,4001,26277.4%1,81672%10 to 1
Springfield College
Springfield, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$40,480$33,5351,21576.9%3,06873%12 to 1
Emerson College
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$52,190$31,9101,30045.3%5,11579%13 to 1
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$55,731$29,040-60.2%6,92087%13 to 1
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Lowell, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,624$26,9901,25584.6%18,15069%19 to 1
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$56,518$25,9831,40552.3%2,04085%9 to 1
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Buzzards Bay, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,104$19,984-90.1%1,63778%14 to 1
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,872$11,3971,10586.4%10,65162%19 to 1
Westfield State University
Westfield, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,219$6,6961,08594.4%5,39561%15 to 1
Bard College at Simon's Rock
Great Barrington, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$63,583--80.1%34370%6 to 1
Clark University
Worcester, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$50,302$47,7301,31148.0%3,40579%9 to 1
Emmanuel College
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,572$14,3191,21573.9%1,94670%13 to 1
Simmons University
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,062$21,5461,25083.5%6,26371%9 to 1
Endicott College
Beverly, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,614$12,746-77.2%4,28778%13 to 1
American International College
Springfield, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,370$12,7171,02557.9%2,61242%18 to 1
Salem State University
Salem, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,480$10,477-90.0%7,24257%14 to 1
Wheaton College
Norton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$58,180-1,26082.1%1,67073%11 to 1
Eastern Nazarene College
Quincy, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,212$10,8151,13864.1%69957%10 to 1
Assumption University
Worcester, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,900$13,856-86.5%2,44872%13 to 1
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
North Adams, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$20,251$7,347-91.0%1,20258%10 to 1
Merrimack College
North Andover, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$46,916$32,444-80.3%5,41869%15 to 1
Hampshire College
Amherst, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$52,738--75.2%52262%12 to 1
Worcester State University
Worcester, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,666$5,7961,11289.3%5,72461%16 to 1
Western New England University
Springfield, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$40,380$26,6401,20489.9%3,67363%12 to 1
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,650$38,6001,23589.5%4,38972%16 to 1
Stonehill College
Easton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$47,808$32,077-72.0%2,50485%11 to 1
Suffolk University
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,648$39,8131,18088.0%6,83060%14 to 1
Pine Manor College
Chestnut Hill, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,600$13,310-0.0%19920%10 to 1
Fitchburg State University
Fitchburg, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,910$6,0121,08085.3%6,72857%14 to 1
University of Massachusetts-Boston
Boston, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$35,139$36,4851,17078.9%16,25949%17 to 1
Framingham State University
Framingham, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,460$17,4601,08383.8%4,87651%13 to 1
Bay Path University
Longmeadow, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,781$19,2351,11275.4%3,22451%12 to 1
Lasell University
Newton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,000$11,2681,20385.1%1,95167%15 to 1
College of Our Lady of the Elms
Chicopee, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,449$16,0171,12367.9%1,35568%12 to 1
Lesley University
Cambridge, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,550$19,050-87.0%4,20060%9 to 1
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
North Dartmouth, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$30,153$30,1531,14592.2%7,86954%15 to 1
Curry College
Milton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,650$15,1141,12480.3%2,41055%12 to 1
Northeastern University Lifelong Learning Network
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,386$24,938-0.0%11,310-14 to 1
Anna Maria College
Paxton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$40,208$10,530-72.9%1,49248%12 to 1
Cambridge College
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,442$16,409-0.0%2,764-10 to 1
Monty Tech
Fitchburg, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$11,878--100.0%4077%10 to 1
Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics
Woburn, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,625--0.0%32696%12 to 1
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,550--0.0%46342%9 to 1
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$78,241$69,686-0.0%1,269-10 to 1
Pope St John XXIII National Seminary
Weston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$24,500-0.0%54--
FINE Mortuary College
Norwood, MA
Private, 2-4 years
$20,520--0.0%100100%7 to 1
Berkshire Community College
Pittsfield, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$11,520--0.0%1,46517%10 to 1
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
South Hamilton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$23,005-0.0%1,489--
Montserrat College of Art
Beverly, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,450--0.0%36263%12 to 1
Quinsigamond Community College
Worcester, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,774--0.0%6,94220%15 to 1
Spa Tech Institute-Westboro
Westborough, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,550--0.0%16476%14 to 1
New England Hair Academy
Malden, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,500--0.0%17876%17 to 1
Boston Architectural College
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,144$26,220-0.0%74268%5 to 1
Mount Wachusett Community College
Gardner, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,588--0.0%3,18721%9 to 1
Hult International Business School
Cambridge, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$49,950$43,577-50.7%1,81463%14 to 1
Dean College
Franklin, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,346--73.6%1,18049%16 to 1
Massachusetts Bay Community College
Wellesley Hills, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,320--0.0%3,76217%13 to 1
Roxbury Community College
Roxbury Crossing, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$11,088--0.0%1,20028%15 to 1
DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology
West Springfield, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,750--0.0%6193%12 to 1
Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
Bourne, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$10,750--90.6%7892%15 to 1
Hebrew College
Newton Centre, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,000$32,120-0.0%137-1 to 1
The New England Conservatory of Music
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$53,730$53,730-43.3%70183%4 to 1
National Aviation Academy of New England
Concord, MA
Private, 2-4 years
$37,700--0.0%28072%20 to 1
University of Massachusetts-Central Office
Boston, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
---0.0%---
Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District
Upton, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$12,000--0.0%19-10 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Malden
Malden, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,600--0.0%7666%9 to 1
New England Law-Boston
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
---0.0%904--
Assabet Valley Regional Technical School
Marlborough, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$17,743--95.5%4670%8 to 1
Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School
Franklin, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$14,095--0.0%58100%9 to 1
Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing
Billerica, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$12,920--0.0%17100%3 to 1
Bristol Community College
Fall River, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,152--0.0%6,25621%18 to 1
Babson College
Wellesley, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$54,944$89,5501,40525.4%3,34094%14 to 1
University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester
Worcester, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
-$38,156-0.0%1,292--
Southeastern Technical Institute
South Easton, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$11,125--28.4%12056%6 to 1
Springfield College-Regional, Online, and Continuing Education
Springfield, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,000$18,360-0.0%609-9 to 1
Blue Hills Regional Technical School
Canton, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$15,800--61.5%36-8 to 1
Charles H McCann Technical School
North Adams, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$4,365--0.0%3781%5 to 1
Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,224--0.0%9,92415%19 to 1
North Shore Community College
Danvers, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,920--0.0%4,78322%12 to 1
Boston Baptist College
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,600--63.6%6080%5 to 1
Fisher College
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,500$26,81293572.4%1,41936%11 to 1
Massachusetts School of Barbering
Quincy, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,950--0.0%5872%18 to 1
Springfield Technical Community College
Springfield, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,728--0.0%4,32724%12 to 1
Northern Essex Community College
Haverhill, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$11,328--0.0%4,71514%21 to 1
Urban College of Boston
Boston, MA
Private, 2-4 years
$7,124--0.0%55430%10 to 1
Cape Cod Community College
West Barnstable, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,296--0.0%2,71027%11 to 1
Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute
Lowell, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,190--0.0%5945%12 to 1
Bay State College
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,500--50.0%69117%11 to 1
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Worcester
Worcester, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,060--0.0%24079%17 to 1
Laboure College
Milton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,813--75.0%1,188100%6 to 1
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$46,800$47,047-55.2%6,63167%9 to 1
Middlesex Community College
Bedford, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$12,120--0.0%6,88521%17 to 1
Rob Roy Academy-Taunton
Taunton, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,500--0.0%2567%20 to 1
Quincy College
Quincy, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$7,176--0.0%3,15414%25 to 1
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering
Needham, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$58,998-1,53518.0%31097%6 to 1
Conway School of Landscape Design
Northampton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$35,998-0.0%13--
Massachusetts School of Law
Andover, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$23,850-0.0%295--
Empire Beauty School-Boston
Boston, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,600--0.0%9948%15 to 1
Greenfield Community College
Greenfield, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$11,762--0.0%1,62026%12 to 1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Somerville
Somerville, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,924--0.0%45858%31 to 1
Regis College
Weston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$44,809$29,405-89.1%3,46061%10 to 1
Spa Tech Institute-Plymouth
Plymouth, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,550--0.0%19077%18 to 1
Rob Roy Academy-Worcester
Worcester, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,750--0.0%12673%20 to 1
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis Inc
Brookline, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$20,890-0.0%142--
Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford
New Bedford, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,500--0.0%1267%12 to 1
Diman Regional Technical Institute
Fall River, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$17,386--100.0%5467%8 to 1
MCPHS University
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,800$24,0601,24097.7%7,50167%13 to 1
Saint John's Seminary
Brighton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,200$20,500-0.0%105-4 to 1
Millennium Training Institute
Woburn, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,750--0.0%15284%14 to 1
Greater Lowell Technical School
Tyngsboro, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$8,990--100.0%8082%10 to 1
Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
Brookline, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,490$22,490-75.7%12658%8 to 1
New England College of Optometry
Boston, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$21,771-0.0%528--
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston, MA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$39,800$24,000-78.7%1,89474%9 to 1
Southern Worcester County Regional Vocational School District
Charlton, MA
Public, Less than 2 years
$14,500--0.0%3170%6 to 1
EINE Inc
Tewksbury, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,200--0.0%3475%11 to 1
Holyoke Community College
Holyoke, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,322--0.0%4,20923%12 to 1
Nichols College
Dudley, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,300$1,0751,06584.8%1,51858%16 to 1
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Massachusetts
North Andover, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,445--0.0%19374%8 to 1
Northpoint Bible College
Haverhill, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,670$12,538-0.0%29451%9 to 1
Motoring Technical Training Institute
Seekonk, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,500--0.0%29292%12 to 1
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
Brockton, MA
Private, 2-4 years
$54,075--42.9%20657%9 to 1
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
Medford, MA
Private, 2-4 years
$27,080--0.0%288-6 to 1
North Bennet Street School
Boston, MA
Private, 2-4 years
$50,150--0.0%13690%9 to 1
Bancroft School of Massage Therapy
Worcester, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,975--0.0%48-5 to 1
Rob Roy Academy-Fall River
Fall River, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,500--0.0%7870%10 to 1
William James College
Newton, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,625$34,900-0.0%805-7 to 1
Alexander Academy
Lunenburg, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,250--0.0%4873%6 to 1
Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy
Medford, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,320--0.0%31794%14 to 1
Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus
Pittsfield, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,598--0.0%20234%17 to 1
Longy School of Music of Bard College
Cambridge, MA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$48,800$48,800-89.2%202-3 to 1
Jupiter Beauty Academy
Boston, MA
Private, Less than 2 years
$965--0.0%19678%12 to 1
Massasoit Community College
Brockton, MA
Public, 2-4 years
$10,104--0.0%5,66516%14 to 1
Average$27,475$27,9251,26365.4%2,87665%12 to 1