Massachusetts Colleges List

The best college in Massachusetts on the University Review Rankings List is Harvard University (Full ratings here) placed both first in the USA and the world rankings. Other renown colleges in the state include MIT (3rd in the U.S.A., ranked 4th in the world; Find out more), Boston University (40th USA, 58th world; Find out more), Tufts University (43rd, 92nd world; Find out more), Brandeis University (54th USA, 176th world; Find out more), UMass Amherst (66th USA, 80th world; Find out more), and Boston College (76th USA, 290th world; Find out more).

List of Massachusetts Colleges Part 1

NameAddressTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
American International College1000 State St., Springfield, MA 01109Private1513$30,941$30,94168%1885
Amherst CollegeAmherst, MA 01002Private1,785$48,526$48,52614%1821
Andover Newton Theological School210 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459Private3501808
Anna Maria College50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, MA 01612Private1143$34,330$34,33078%1946
Assumption College500 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609Private2015$36,160$36,16074%1904
Babson College231 Forest Street, Babson Park, MA 02457Private2106$45,120$45,12028%1919
Bard College at Simon's Rock84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230Private350$48,551$48,55192%1966
Bay Path University588 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106Private1458$30,859$30,85958%1897
Bay State College122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116Private1196$25,280$25,28059%1946
Becker College61 Sever Street, Worcester, MA 01609Private1902$31,500$31,50063%1784
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology41 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116Private$16,950$16,9501908
Bentley University175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02452Private4247$42,511$42,51144%1917
Berklee College of Music1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215Private4402$38,910$38,9101945
Boston Architectural College320 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02115Private407$19,706$19,7061889
Boston College140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill, MA 02467Private9049$47,436$47,43632%1863
Boston Conservatory8 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02215Private$40,900$40,9001867
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis1581 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446Private1973
Boston University1 Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215Private18165$46,664$46,66437%1839
Brandeis University415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454Private3614$47,833$47,83337%1948
Cambridge College1000 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138Private1090$11,440$11,44063%1971
Clark University950 Main St., Worcester, MA 01610Private2380$40,730$40,73062%1887
College of the Holy Cross1 College Street, Worcester, MA 01610Private2912$45,692$45,69233%1843
Conway School of Landscape Design332 South Deerfield Road, Conway, MA 01341Private1972
Curry College1071 Blue Hill Avenue, Milton, MA 02186Private2849$35,415$35,41587%2849
Dean College99 Main St., Franklin, MA 02038Private1300$34,390$34,39068%1865
Eastern Nazarene College23 E. Elm Ave., Quincy, MA 02170Private1321$27,922$27,92251%1918
Elms College291 Springfield Street, Chicopee, MA 01013Private16781928
Emerson College120 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116Private3731$37,350$37,35048%1880
Emmanuel College400 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115Private2176$35,532$35,53261%1919
Endicott College376 Hale St., Beverly, MA 01915Private2852$29,494$29,49472%1839
Fisher College118 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116Private1930$28,260$28,26065%1903
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering1000 Olin Way, Needham, MA 02492Private355$44,025$44,02517%1997
Gordon College255 Grapevine Rd., Wenham, MA 01984Private1707$34,390$34,39043%1889
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary130 Essex Street, South Hamilton, MA 01982Private1969
Hampshire College893 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002Private1492$46,625$46,62570%1965
Harvard University86 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138Private6722$43,938$43,9386%1636
Hebrew College160 Herrick Rd., Newton Centre, MA 02459Private1871921
Hellenic College / Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology50 Goddard Avenue, Brookline, MA 02445Private99$22,490$22,49064%1937
Hult International Business School1 Education Street, Cambridge, MA, 02141Private1964
LabourŽ College303 Adams Street, Milton, MA 02186Private615$22,968$22,96854%1892
Lasell College1844 Commonwealth Ave., Newton, MA 02466Private1687$31,000$31,00076%1851
Lesley University29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138Private1568$24,560$24,56064%1909
Longy School of Music1 Follen St., Cambridge, MA 02138Private$33,050$33,0501915
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences179 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115-5896Private$30,310$30,3101823
Massachusetts Institute of Technology77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139Private4528$45,016$45,0168%1861
Massachusetts School of Law500 Federal Street, Andover, MA 01810Private635 (Grad)1988
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology1 Wells Avenue, Newton, MA 02459Private600 (Grad)1974

Massachusetts University List - Part 2

NameAddressTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
Massachusetts State University System
Bridgewater State University131 Summer St., Bridgewater, MA 02325Public9615$8,228$14,36879%1840
Fitchburg State University160 Pearl St., Fitchburg, MA 01420Public4239$9,260$15,34074%1894
Framingham State University100 State Street, Framingham, MA 01702Public4584$8,080$14,16056%1839
Massachusetts College of Art & Design621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115Public2120$11,225$29,92569%1873
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts375 Church St., North Adams, MA 01247Public1538$8,975$17,92067%1894
Massachusetts Maritime Academy101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532Public1376$7,203$22,10959%1891
Salem State University352 Lafayette St., Salem, MA 01970Public7664$8,130$14,27072%1854
Westfield State University577 Western Avenue, Westfield, MA 01085Public5691$8,697$14,77775%1838
Worcester State University486 Chandler St., Worcester, MA 01602Public5556$8,557$14,63761%1874
Merrimack College315 Turnpike St., North Andover, MA 01845Private2752$36,215$36,21579%1947
MGH Institute of Health Professions36 1st Avenue, Boston, MA 02129Private1,230 (Grad)1977
Montserrat College of Art23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915Private$27,770$27,7701970
Mount Holyoke College50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075Private2183$42,656$42,65647%1837
Mount Ida College777 Dedham Street, Newton, MA 02459Private1268$30,447$30,44768%1899
National Graduate School of Quality Management186 Jones Road Falmouth, MA 02540Private1993
New England College of Business & Finance0 High St #204, Boston, MA 02110Private1909
New England College of Optometry424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115Private400 (Grad)1894
New England Conservatory of Music290 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115Private431$41,405$41,40527%1867
New England Institute of Art10 Brookline Place W, Brookline, MA 02445Private1483$18,760$18,7601952
Newbury College129 Fischer Avenue, Brookline, MA 02445Private1006$29,930$29,93081%1962
Nichols College124 Center Road, Dudley, MA 01571Private1281$32,370$32,37082%1815
Northeastern University360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115Private13204$43,440$43,44032%1898
Pine Manor College400 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467Private313$26,180$26,18064%1911
Regis College235 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA 02493Private1188$35,750$35,75072%1927
Saint John's Seminary127 Lake Street, Brighton, MA 02135Private911884
Simmons College300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115Private1732$36,230$36,23049%1899
Smith College7 College Lane, Northampton, MA 01063Private2606$44,724$44,72443%1871
Springfield College263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109Private2204$33,455$33,45570%1885
Stonehill College320 Washington Street, Easton, MA 02357Private2481$37,426$37,42671%1948
Suffolk University8 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108Private5779$32,660$32,66083%1906
Tufts University419 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155Private5,180$48,643$48,64319%1852
University of Massachusetts System
Umass Amherst37 Mather Drive, Amherst, MA 01003Public22134$13,258$28,81363%1863
Umass Boston100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125Public12,366$11,966$28,39070%1964
Umass Dartmouth285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747Public7437$11,681$18,36375%1895
Umass Lowell1 University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854Public12734$12,447$19,56064%1894
Umass Medical School at Worcester55 North Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655Public1962
Wellesley College106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481Private2474$45,078$45,07829%1870
Wentworth Institute of Technology550 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115Private3992$29,320$29,32058%1904
Western New England University1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119Private2667$33,466$33,46682%1919
Wheaton College26 E. Main Street, Norton, MA 02766Private1656$46,423$46,42374%1834
Wheelock College200 The Riverway, Boston, MA 02215Private880$32,830$32,83073%1888
Williams College880 Main Street, Williamstown, MA 01267Private2077$48,310$48,31018%1793
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution86 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543Private1930
Worcester Polytechnic Institute100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609Private4134$42,778$42,77852%1865

Size wise the largest colleges by undergraduate student body are the Umass Amherst (22,134 students) and Boston University (18,165 students). While the smallest establishments include the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering (355 students) and Pine Manor College (313 students).

Cost wise, of the main public higher education establishments the cheapest tuition fees are offered by the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (In-state tuition: $7,203; Out of state fees: $22,109), and the Framingham State University (In-state: $8,080; Out of state: $14,160).

Conversely the highest priced public college in Massachusetts is Umass Amherst ($13,258 In-state tuition fees, and $28,813 Out of state fees).

Of the private institutions, the lowest priced establishments on this list of Massachusetts Colleges are Cambridge College ($11,440) and the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology ($16,950), whilst the most expensive universities in Massachusetts state is Tufts University ($48,643).

The most selective colleges are Harvard University (6% acceptance rate) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology? (8%). The oldest college in Massachusetts is the Ivy League Institution Harvard University, established in 1636.

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