Universities & Colleges in Massachusetts

University (city) Total StudentsUG (in) / UG (out)G (in) / G (out)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge) 12321$56454 / $56454$60636 / $60636
Harvard University (Cambridge) 41987$54363 / $54363$52272 / $52272
Williams College (Williamstown) 2171$53317 / $53317$51227 / $51227
Tufts University (Medford) 12781$61681 / $61681$56454 / $56454
Brandeis University (Waltham) 6400$60636 / $60636$55408 / $55408
Boston College (Chestnut Hill) 15981$60636 / $60636$32408 / $32408
Northeastern University (Boston) 28374$56454 / $56454$27181 / $27181
Wellesley College (Wellesley) 2510$49136 / $49136$N/A / $N/A
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (Amherst) 35116$17772 / $37636$17772 / $33454
Boston University (Boston) 42779$58545 / $58545$58545 / $58545
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (North Dartmouth) 9714$15681 / $32408$17772 / $32408
Bentley University (Waltham) 5735$54363 / $54363$41817 / $41817
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering (Needham) 370$48090 / $48090$N/A / $N/A
Amherst College (Amherst) 1795$53317 / $53317$N/A / $N/A
University of Massachusetts-Lowell (Lowell) 22084$16727 / $35545$16727 / $28227
Clark University (Worcester) 3473$50181 / $50181$49136 / $49136
University of Massachusetts-Boston (Boston) 19356$15681 / $37636$19863 / $38681
Babson College (Wellesley) 3057$49136 / $49136$64817 / $64817
Emerson College (Boston) 5028$52272 / $52272$33454 / $33454
Simmons College (Boston) 7780$44954 / $44954$22999 / $22999
Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston) 4576$34499 / $34499$38681 / $38681
Gordon College (Wenham) 2397$40772 / $40772$6272 / $6272
Springfield College (Springfield) 3297$40772 / $40772$34499 / $34499
MCPHS University (Boston) 8048$36590 / $36590$25090 / $25090
Massachusetts Maritime Academy (Buzzards Bay) 1932$11499 / $27181$17772 / $17772
Suffolk University (Boston) 7976$42863 / $42863$41817 / $41817
Fitchburg State University (Fitchburg) 11130$11499 / $17772$6272 / $6272
Salem State University (Salem) 10069$12545 / $19863$9409 / $11499
Lesley University (Cambridge) 6593$30318 / $30318$19863 / $19863
Western New England University (Springfield) 3912$36590 / $36590$24045 / $24045
Westfield State University (Westfield) 7421$11499 / $17772$7318 / $7318
Lasell College (Newton) 2353$39727 / $39727$11499 / $11499
College of Our Lady of the Elms (Chicopee) 1860$39727 / $39727$16727 / $16727
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams) 1929$11499 / $20908$7318 / $7318
Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater) 13583$11499 / $17772$12545 / $12545
Framingham State University (Framingham) 8856$12545 / $18818$12545 / $18818
Becker College (Worcester) 2160$42863 / $42863$21954 / $21954
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (Boston) 1990$12545 / $33454$25090 / $25090
Boston Baptist College (Boston) 85$13590 / $13590$N/A / $N/A
Eastern Nazarene College (Quincy) 935$32408 / $32408$11499 / $11499
Curry College (Milton) 2950$38681 / $38681$15681 / $15681
Mount Ida College (Newton) 1345$34499 / $34499$11499 / $11499
Wheelock College (Boston) 1169$35545 / $35545$24045 / $24045
American International College (Springfield) 3539$33454 / $33454$17772 / $17772
Northpoint Bible College (Haverhill) 392$14636 / $14636$12545 / $12545
Boston Architectural College (Boston) 871$26136 / $26136$26136 / $26136
New England School of Acupuncture (Newton) 167$N/A / $N/A$22999 / $22999
Bay Path University (Longmeadow) 3107$33454 / $33454$21954 / $21954
Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley) 2610$55408 / $55408$30318 / $30318
Pine Manor College (Chestnut Hill) 473$33454 / $33454$14636 / $14636
Bay State College (Boston) 1069$22999 / $22999$N/A / $N/A
Emmanuel College (Boston) 2201$38681 / $38681$15681 / $15681
Pope St John XXIII National Seminary (Weston) 61$N/A / $N/A$21954 / $21954
Cambridge College (Cambridge) 2800$15681 / $15681$14636 / $14636
New England Law-Boston (Boston) 688$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis Inc (Brookline) 143$N/A / $N/A$18818 / $18818
University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester (Worcester) 1079$N/A / $N/A$9409 / $17772
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton) 1924$N/A / $N/A$19863 / $19863
Stonehill College (Easton) 2400$40772 / $40772$N/A / $N/A
William James College (Newton) 865$14636 / $14636$35545 / $35545
Endicott College (Beverly) 4695$32408 / $32408$12545 / $12545
The Boston Conservatory (Boston) 798$45999 / $45999$45999 / $45999
School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston (Boston) 492$43908 / $43908$43908 / $43908
Episcopal Divinity School (Cambridge) 48$N/A / $N/A$16727 / $16727
Newbury College (Brookline) 865$33454 / $33454$N/A / $N/A
New England College of Business and Finance (Boston) 1158$11499 / $11499$17772 / $17772
Longy School of Music of Bard College (Cambridge) 246$47045 / $47045$47045 / $47045
Wheaton College (Norton) 1598$50181 / $50181$N/A / $N/A
Nichols College (Dudley) 1923$37636 / $37636$2090 / $2090
University of Phoenix-Massachusetts (Braintree) 121$12545 / $12545$17772 / $17772
Massachusetts School of Law (Andover) 363$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
Bard College at Simon's Rock (Great Barrington) 329$53317 / $53317$N/A / $N/A
Conway School of Landscape Design (Conway) 24$N/A / $N/A$31363 / $31363
Andover Newton Theological School (Newton Centre) 234$N/A / $N/A$16727 / $16727
Hampshire College (Amherst) 1410$52272 / $52272$N/A / $N/A
National Graduate School of Quality Management (Falmouth) 225$11499 / $11499$21954 / $21954
Anna Maria College (Paxton) 1451$37636 / $37636$11499 / $11499
Berklee College of Music (Boston) 8031$48090 / $48090$47045 / $47045
Laboure College (Milton) 803$36590 / $36590$N/A / $N/A
The New England Conservatory of Music (Boston) 876$53317 / $53317$53317 / $53317
The New England Institute of Art (Brookline) 262$19863 / $19863$N/A / $N/A
Smith College (Northampton) 2874$49136 / $49136$49136 / $49136
Hebrew College (Newton Centre) 193$31363 / $31363$33454 / $33454
Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline) 171$24045 / $24045$24045 / $24045
Fisher College (Boston) 3273$33454 / $33454$27181 / $27181
Regis College (Weston) 1954$39727 / $39727$40772 / $40772
New England College of Optometry (Boston) 511$N/A / $N/A$21954 / $21954
Merrimack College (North Andover) 5426$45999 / $45999$32408 / $32408
Dean College (Franklin) 1363$37636 / $37636$N/A / $N/A
Assumption College (Worcester) 2659$44954 / $44954$13590 / $13590
MGH Institute of Health Professions (Boston) 2406$79454 / $79454$68999 / $68999
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester) 7505$55408 / $55408$30318 / $30318
College of the Holy Cross (Worcester) 2729$50181 / $50181$N/A / $N/A
Worcester State University (Worcester) 9691$11499 / $17772$6272 / $6272
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (Boston) 596$17772 / $17772$N/A / $N/A
Saint John's Seminary (Brighton) 208$24045 / $24045$20908 / $20908
Montserrat College of Art (Beverly) 371$31363 / $31363$N/A / $N/A

*UG - Undergraduate
*G - Graduate
*in - In-state Fees
*out - Out-of-State Fees
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Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts falls in the northeast of the United States is located in the New England region.

Massachusetts experiences a humid continental climate with summers in the state is warm while the winters, cold and snowy. Boston is is the most heavily populated areas of the state. The population of Massachusetts is around 6.9 million. Out of the six New England states Massachusetts is the most populous with per capita personal income of $66,000 in the year 2017, which was the third highest in the US.

The state boasts of 12 Fortune 500 companies like EMC Corporation, Raytheon, Mass Mutual Financial Services of Springfield. Massachusetts has constantly been ranked as one of the best states for education and healthcare.

Massachusetts is considered to be the best state to study law and politics. In the past, many famous politicians like John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Oliver Holmes, John F. Kennedy and John Hancock have studied here.

Top sectors
The sectors that contribute to the economy of the state include finance, higher education, healthcare, tourism, and biotechnology.

Universities
Massachusetts is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the US. There is a total of 150+ college campuses in the state out of which 80+ offer bachelor's degrees while in 75+ colleges a student can pursue a graduate degree. Almost a quarter of the colleges are located in the Boston metro area, and therefore, Boston is rightly called the higher education capital of the nation.

Harvard University is the oldest and the most prominent University in the country is located in the state. This university has 6,700 undergraduate students and 15,500 graduate students. It is known for offering quality education, comprising of the student to faculty ratio is 8:1. Besides this, other top colleges in the state that have made it to the US News & World Report's list of America's Best Colleges are Tufts University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Best Engineering college in the world, see Top 100 engineering colleges in USA ), Northeastern University, Clark University, Brandeis University and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Tuition fee/ job prospects
The cost of education in Massachusetts is little higher than other US states for instance in Harvard University is about $55,000 for a year. As far as job placements are considered Harvard is one of the top 3 schools, providing jobs to the students soon after college. Thus, despite being expensive, studying at Harvard is a sound higher education investment.

International student
The state of Massachusetts admitted almost 63,000 international students in 2016, which was 4th largest in the country. Harvard University receives around 6,000 international students every year.