Massachusetts Colleges Statistics

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2023 Massachusetts Colleges Statistics

In Massachusetts State, there are 151 Massachusetts Colleges - 43 public and 108 private schools. Among them, 142 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 72 schools have graduate programs. 98 Massachusetts Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities in Massachusetts.
Total 473,806 students are attending Massachusetts Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 11.47 to 1. The 2023 average tuition & fees at Massachusetts Colleges is $10,041 for Massachusetts residents and $29,320 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $14,054 for Massachusetts residents and $29,691 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2022-2023 statistics for Massachusetts Colleges.
Massachusetts Colleges Statistics
academic year 2022-2023
Number of Schools151 schools
By Types43 public, 108 private
By Levels88 four(4) years
22 two but less than four years
41 less than two(2) years
By Categories20 National Universities
13 Liberal Arts Colleges
22 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$10,041 Massachusetts residents
$29,320 out-of-state
Graduate$14,054 Massachusetts residents
$29,691 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$15,076
Student Population473,806
Undergraduate324,850
Graduate148,956
Acceptance Rate63.08%
Test Scores1,298 SAT, 30 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio11.47 to 1

Massachusetts Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The following table lists Massachusetts Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Massachusetts college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2022-2023 Massachusetts Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Private, 4-yearsCambridge, MA
$57,986 $44,422 11,8584% 1,560 SAT
35 ACT
3 to 1
2 Harvard University
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Private, 4-yearsCambridge, MA
$57,261 $55,433 30,6313% 1,550 SAT
35 ACT
7 to 1
3 Amherst College
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Private, 4-yearsAmherst, MA
$64,100 $58,328 1,8987% 1,510 SAT
34 ACT
7 to 1
4 Williams College
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Private, 4-yearsWilliamstown, MA
$61,770 $57,850 2,2229% 1,530 SAT
35 ACT
6 to 1
5 Wellesley College
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Private, 4-yearsWellesley, MA
$61,920 $56,816 2,44714% 1,490 SAT
34 ACT
7 to 1
6 Tufts University
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Private, 4-yearsMedford, MA
$65,222 $49,857 13,43110% 1,510 SAT
34 ACT
10 to 1
7 Boston University
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$62,360 $46,070 36,71414% 1,440 SAT
33 ACT
11 to 1
8 Northeastern University
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$60,192 $33,757 30,0137% 1,500 SAT
34 ACT
16 to 1
9 Boston College
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Private, 4-yearsChestnut Hill, MA
$64,176 $47,075 15,28717% 1,490 SAT
34 ACT
12 to 1
10 Brandeis University
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Private, 4-yearsWaltham, MA
$62,322 $37,319 5,58139% 1,470 SAT
33 ACT
10 to 1
11 College of the Holy Cross
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Private, 4-yearsWorcester, MA
$58,360 $39,014 3,08336% 1,350 SAT
30 ACT
10 to 1
12 University of Massachusetts-Amherst
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Public, 4-yearsAmherst, MA
$38,171
($16,952)
$11,636 32,22964% 1,370 SAT
31 ACT
18 to 1
13 Bentley University
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Private, 4-yearsWaltham, MA
$56,500 $30,657 5,16558% 1,340 SAT
30 ACT
12 to 1
14 Smith College
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Private, 4-yearsNorthampton, MA
$58,768 $47,628 2,87323% 1,440 SAT
33 ACT
8 to 1
15 Gordon College
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Private, 4-yearsWenham, MA
$27,040 $15,071 1,62892% 1,190 SAT
27 ACT
14 to 1
16 Springfield College
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Private, 4-yearsSpringfield, MA
$41,694 $26,331 2,92176% 1,190 SAT
31 ACT
11 to 1
17 Emerson College
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$52,496 $24,566 5,89143% 1,360 SAT
31 ACT
15 to 1
18 Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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Private, 4-yearsWorcester, MA
$56,896 $27,715 7,30857% - 13 to 1
19 University of Massachusetts-Lowell
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Public, 4-yearsLowell, MA
$34,550
($16,182)
$10,220 17,15386% 1,250 SAT
28 ACT
17 to 1
20 Mount Holyoke College
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Private, 4-yearsSouth Hadley, MA
$58,498 $39,190 2,39240% 1,430 SAT
32 ACT
9 to 1
21 Massachusetts Maritime Academy
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Public, 4-yearsBuzzards Bay, MA
$24,522
($10,634)
$8,200 1,42589% - 12 to 1
22 Bridgewater State University
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Public, 4-yearsBridgewater, MA
$17,191
($11,051)
$7,986 9,60488% 1,110 SAT
22 ACT
17 to 1
23 Westfield State University
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Public, 4-yearsWestfield, MA
$17,580
($11,500)
$6,551 4,70282% - 14 to 1
24 Bard College at Simon's Rock
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Private, 4-yearsGreat Barrington, MA
$64,951 $37,165 29895% - 6 to 1
25 Clark University
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Private, 4-yearsWorcester, MA
$52,352 $28,344 3,77050% 1,360 SAT
32 ACT
9 to 1
26 Emmanuel College
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$44,908 $27,979 2,01280% 1,230 SAT
26 ACT
13 to 1
27 Simmons University
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$44,350 $32,022 5,71076% 1,270 SAT
31 ACT
7 to 1
28 Endicott College
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Private, 4-yearsBeverly, MA
$37,776 $17,090 4,00673% 1,200 SAT
26 ACT
12 to 1
29 American International College
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Private, 4-yearsSpringfield, MA
$40,550 $30,064 2,01089% - 12 to 1
30 Salem State University
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Public, 4-yearsSalem, MA
$18,961
($11,978)
$8,626 6,53993% 1,110 SAT 12 to 1
31 Wheaton College (Massachusetts)
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Private, 4-yearsNorton, MA
$60,230 $39,088 1,66779% 1,340 SAT
30 ACT
11 to 1
32 Eastern Nazarene College
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Private, 4-yearsQuincy, MA
$27,990 $19,924 53562% 1,035 SAT 9 to 1
33 Assumption University
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Private, 4-yearsWorcester, MA
$47,508 $30,263 2,05982% - 11 to 1
34 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
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Public, 4-yearsNorth Adams, MA
$20,535
($11,590)
$9,643 93892% - 9 to 1
35 Merrimack College
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Private, 4-yearsNorth Andover, MA
$49,196 $25,169 5,50575% - 13 to 1
36 Hampshire College
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Private, 4-yearsAmherst, MA
$54,452 $40,098 50869% - 11 to 1
37 Worcester State University
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Public, 4-yearsWorcester, MA
$16,866
($10,786)
$4,925 5,31188% 1,125 SAT
26 ACT
14 to 1
38 Western New England University
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Private, 4-yearsSpringfield, MA
$44,500 $22,299 3,43088% 1,190 SAT
26 ACT
11 to 1
39 Wentworth Institute of Technology
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$38,760 $17,287 3,92092% 1,210 SAT
27 ACT
17 to 1
40 Stonehill College
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Private, 4-yearsEaston, MA
$50,762 $30,810 2,54373% - 12 to 1
41 Suffolk University
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$43,332 $25,800 6,73487% 1,190 SAT
27 ACT
13 to 1
43 Fitchburg State University
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Public, 4-yearsFitchburg, MA
$17,001
($10,921)
$6,904 6,55486% 1,120 SAT
24 ACT
12 to 1
44 University of Massachusetts-Boston
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Public, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$36,105
($15,132)
$8,917 15,58681% 1,190 SAT
27 ACT
16 to 1
45 Framingham State University
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Public, 4-yearsFramingham, MA
$17,460
($11,380)
$8,313 4,11187% 1,105 SAT 11 to 1
46 Bay Path University
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Private, 4-yearsLongmeadow, MA
$35,781 $12,546 2,46576% 1,080 SAT 11 to 1
47 Lasell University
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Private, 4-yearsNewton, MA
$42,630 $34,893 1,59173% 1,145 SAT
24 ACT
11 to 1
48 College of Our Lady of the Elms
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Private, 4-yearsChicopee, MA
$40,635 $19,598 1,27591% 1,140 SAT 10 to 1
49 Lesley University
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Private, 4-yearsCambridge, MA
$31,364 $14,103 3,40686% - 10 to 1
50 University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
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Public, 4-yearsNorth Dartmouth, MA
$30,992
($14,854)
$10,092 7,45796% 1,140 SAT
28 ACT
15 to 1
51 Curry College
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Private, 4-yearsMilton, MA
$44,530 $13,482 2,05288% - 12 to 1
52 Northeastern University Professional Programs
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$46,397 $13,016 8,264- - 16 to 1
53 Anna Maria College
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Private, 4-yearsPaxton, MA
$41,010 $27,748 1,43670% - 12 to 1
54 Cambridge College
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$17,190 $4,360 2,135- - 8 to 1
- North Shore Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsDanvers, MA
$10,920
($5,352)
$3,949 4,391- - 12 to 1
- New England Hair Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMalden, MA
$14,000 $5,263 113- - 12 to 1
- Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
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Private, 4-yearsBrookline, MA
$22,490 $7,132 13158% - 7 to 1
- Rob Roy Academy-Taunton
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Private, Less than 2 yearsTaunton, MA
$15,400 $4,451 5- - 12 to 1
- Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District
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Public, Less than 2 yearsUpton, MA
$12,000 $3,705 46- - 10 to 1
- Longy School of Music of Bard College
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Private, 4-yearsCambridge, MA
$50,675 $25,961 31589% - 3 to 1
- Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLowell, MA
$13,190 $3,787 65- - 12 to 1
- Quinsigamond Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWorcester, MA
$10,774
($5,830)
$4,602 6,481- - 14 to 1
- Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing
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Public, Less than 2 yearsBillerica, MA
$13,040 $3,997 37- - 6 to 1
- Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$17,550 $9,871 513- - 8 to 1
- Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford
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Private, Less than 2 yearsNew Bedford, MA
$15,400 $5,255 6- - 12 to 1
- Massachusetts College of Art and Design
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Public, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$40,960
($14,570)
$7,460 1,93979% - 9 to 1
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Worcester
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWorcester, MA
$15,060 $4,745 217- - 17 to 1
- North Bennet Street School
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Private, 2-4 yearsBoston, MA
$50,150 $12,824 152- - 10 to 1
- Massachusetts School of Law
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Private, 4-yearsAndover, MA
- - 295- - -
- Hebrew College
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Private, 4-yearsNewton Centre, MA
$30,000 $7,267 212- - 30 to 1
- Assabet Valley Regional Technical School
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Public, Less than 2 yearsMarlborough, MA
$17,934 $7,025 5447% - 11 to 1
- Massasoit Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBrockton, MA
$10,320
($5,376)
$5,811 4,810- - 17 to 1
- Millennium Training Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWoburn, MA
$17,750 $8,881 125- - 14 to 1
- Quincy College
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Public, 4-yearsQuincy, MA
$7,344 $5,781 2,602- - 18 to 1
- EINE Inc
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Private, Less than 2 yearsTewksbury, MA
$15,200 $3,731 39- - 12 to 1
- Bunker Hill Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBoston, MA
$10,224
($5,280)
$5,350 8,439- - 19 to 1
- Alexander Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLunenburg, MA
$17,250 $2,554 26- - 7 to 1
- Bay State College
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$29,500 $2,414 22448% - 9 to 1
- Mount Wachusett Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsGardner, MA
$10,680
($5,760)
$5,435 2,868- - 12 to 1
- Conway School of Landscape Design
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Private, 4-yearsNorthampton, MA
- - 18- - -
- MCPHS University
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$37,230 $13,234 6,82488% 1,230 SAT
26 ACT
10 to 1
- Monty Tech
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Public, Less than 2 yearsFitchburg, MA
$12,050 $6,647 4179% - 14 to 1
- Blue Hills Regional Technical School
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Public, Less than 2 yearsCanton, MA
$15,800 $5,461 2240% - 7 to 1
- Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMedford, MA
$8,320 $3,171 242- - 14 to 1
- Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis Inc
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Private, 4-yearsBrookline, MA
$20,736 - 155- - -
- Massachusetts School of Barbering
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Private, Less than 2 yearsQuincy, MA
$14,950 $5,049 54- - 17 to 1
- DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWest Springfield, MA
$14,750 $6,868 52- - 12 to 1
- Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
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Private, 2-4 yearsMedford, MA
$27,587 $3,796 225- - 6 to 1
- Pope St John XXIII National Seminary
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Private, 4-yearsWeston, MA
- - 47- - -
- Empire Beauty School-Malden
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMalden, MA
$13,600 $5,180 91- - 15 to 1
- Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
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Private, 2-4 yearsBrockton, MA
$54,075 $6,161 1509% - 7 to 1
- Springfield College-Regional, Online, and Continuing Education
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Private, 4-yearsSpringfield, MA
$18,540 $3,275 461- - 7 to 1
- Massachusetts Bay Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWellesley Hills, MA
$10,320
($5,376)
$4,844 3,497- - 13 to 1
- Urban College of Boston
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Private, 2-4 yearsBoston, MA
$7,104 $1,792 596- - 9 to 1
- Northpoint Bible College
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Private, 4-yearsHaverhill, MA
$14,160 $6,143 225- - 9 to 1
- Boston Architectural College
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$22,144 $6,690 747- - 5 to 1
- Nichols College
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Private, 4-yearsDudley, MA
$38,650 $21,773 1,40385% 1,060 SAT 16 to 1
- National Aviation Academy of New England
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Private, 2-4 yearsConcord, MA
$37,700 $5,803 202- - 15 to 1
- William James College
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Private, 4-yearsNewton, MA
$10,635 $7,398 897- - 5 to 1
- Spa Tech Institute-Plymouth
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPlymouth, MA
$11,950 $3,584 213- - 20 to 1
- Greater Lowell Technical School
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Public, Less than 2 yearsTyngsboro, MA
$8,990 $8,135 80100% - 10 to 1
- Bristol Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsFall River, MA
$10,224
($5,280)
$4,561 5,822- - 14 to 1
- Boston Baptist College
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$12,600 $6,462 43100% - 6 to 1
- Fisher College
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$34,150 $15,356 1,42174% - 11 to 1
- Montserrat College of Art
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Private, 4-yearsBeverly, MA
$37,850 $18,872 296- - 12 to 1
- New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Massachusetts
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Private, Less than 2 yearsNorth Andover, MA
$12,045 $4,621 707- - 15 to 1
- Laboure College of Healthcare
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Private, 4-yearsMilton, MA
$32,813 $4,097 98339% - 7 to 1
- Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPittsfield, MA
$16,052 $3,773 172- - 10 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Boston
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Private, Less than 2 yearsBoston, MA
$13,600 $4,613 66- - 11 to 1
- Greenfield Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsGreenfield, MA
$11,762
($5,642)
$4,861 1,419- - 11 to 1
- New England Law-Boston
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
- - 1,060- - -
- Diman Regional Technical Institute
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Public, Less than 2 yearsFall River, MA
$17,386 $6,019 44100% - 5 to 1
- University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
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Public, 4-yearsWorcester, MA
- - 1,352- - -
- Springfield Technical Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSpringfield, MA
$10,728
($5,520)
$4,026 3,945- - 15 to 1
- Spa Tech Institute-Westboro
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWestborough, MA
$11,950 $3,711 163- - 13 to 1
- Northern Essex Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHaverhill, MA
$11,472
($5,688)
$4,377 4,339- - 18 to 1
- Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
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Public, Less than 2 yearsBourne, MA
$11,250 $5,714 6386% - 13 to 1
- Holyoke Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHolyoke, MA
$10,514
($5,570)
$4,189 3,550- - 13 to 1
- Bancroft School of Massage Therapy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWorcester, MA
$13,975 $3,148 26- - 5 to 1
- Rob Roy Academy-Fall River
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFall River, MA
$15,980 $4,289 32- - 12 to 1
- Middlesex Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBedford, MA
$12,170
($6,098)
$2,835 7,770- - 18 to 1
- Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School
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Public, Less than 2 yearsFranklin, MA
$14,465 $6,410 56- - 9 to 1
- Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWoburn, MA
$13,820 $3,440 186- - 12 to 1
- Roxbury Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsRoxbury Crossing, MA
$11,088
($6,096)
$4,623 1,214- - 15 to 1
- Charles H McCann Technical School
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Public, Less than 2 yearsNorth Adams, MA
$4,315 $3,964 40- - 6 to 1
- Berkshire Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPittsfield, MA
$11,108
($5,492)
$5,247 1,367- - 10 to 1
- Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
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Private, 4-yearsSouth Hamilton, MA
$23,250 - 1,334- - -
- New England College of Optometry
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
- - 536- - -
- Hult International Business School
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Private, 4-yearsCambridge, MA
$48,585 $19,846 2,17648% - 12 to 1
- Dean College
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Private, 4-yearsFranklin, MA
$43,400 $28,715 1,18976% - 16 to 1
- Franklin W Olin College of Engineering
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Private, 4-yearsNeedham, MA
$58,110 $39,739 38619% 1,520 SAT
35 ACT
8 to 1
- Rob Roy Academy-Worcester
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWorcester, MA
$15,980 $4,585 59- - 12 to 1
- Babson College
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Private, 4-yearsWellesley, MA
$54,944 $29,393 3,98922% 1,440 SAT
31 ACT
16 to 1
- MGH Institute of Health Professions
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$86,395 $13,784 1,353- - 10 to 1
- Southern Worcester County Regional Vocational School District
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Public, Less than 2 yearsCharlton, MA
$14,500 $5,493 43- - 7 to 1
- Cape Cod Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWest Barnstable, MA
$10,536
($5,592)
$3,626 2,336- - 9 to 1
- Regis College
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Private, 4-yearsWeston, MA
$46,150 $25,323 3,23089% - 9 to 1
- Motoring Technical Training Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSeekonk, MA
$16,550 $4,852 292- - 10 to 1
- Jupiter Beauty Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsBoston, MA
$965 $4,839 248- - 12 to 1
- Berklee College of Music
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$48,330 $19,958 8,28254% - 10 to 1
- The New England Conservatory of Music
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Private, 4-yearsBoston, MA
$55,910 $21,601 79638% - 5 to 1
- Lincoln Technical Institute-Somerville
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSomerville, MA
$21,219 $4,017 399- - 28 to 1
- Southeastern Technical Institute
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Public, Less than 2 yearsSouth Easton, MA
$11,125 $6,950 12831% - 7 to 1
- FINE Mortuary College
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Private, 2-4 yearsNorwood, MA
$20,945 $4,261 118- - 9 to 1
Average$29,320
($10,041)
$15,076 473,80663.08% 1,298 SAT 11.47 to 1
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