Universities & Colleges in Massachusetts

University (city) Total StudentsUG (in) / UG (out)G (in) / G (out)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge) 11331$48410 / $48410$51500 / $51500
Harvard University (Cambridge) 29652$47380 / $47380$44290 / $44290
Williams College (Williamstown) 2171$52530 / $52530$50470 / $50470
Tufts University (Medford) 11137$52530 / $52530$51500 / $51500
Brandeis University (Waltham) 5752$51500 / $51500$47380 / $47380
Boston College (Chestnut Hill) 14354$51500 / $51500$27810 / $27810
Northeastern University (Boston) 19940$47380 / $47380$23690 / $23690
Wellesley College (Wellesley) 2510$48410 / $48410$N/A / $N/A
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (Amherst) 29269$15450 / $31930$15450 / $30900
Boston University (Boston) 32158$50470 / $50470$50470 / $50470
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (North Dartmouth) 8916$13390 / $27810$15450 / $27810
Bentley University (Waltham) 5552$46350 / $46350$35020 / $35020
University of Massachusetts-Lowell (Lowell) 18047$14420 / $30900$14420 / $25750
University of Massachusetts-Boston (Boston) 17030$13390 / $30900$17510 / $32960
Clark University (Worcester) 3485$43260 / $43260$43260 / $43260
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering (Needham) 370$47380 / $47380$N/A / $N/A
Amherst College (Amherst) 1795$52530 / $52530$N/A / $N/A
Babson College (Wellesley) 3057$48410 / $48410$63860 / $63860
Emerson College (Boston) 4479$42230 / $42230$30900 / $30900
Simmons College (Boston) 5662$39140 / $39140$21630 / $21630
Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston) 4576$33990 / $33990$38110 / $38110
Massachusetts Maritime Academy (Buzzards Bay) 1674$8240 / $24720$N/A / $N/A
MCPHS University (Boston) 7074$31930 / $31930$21630 / $21630
Western New England University (Springfield) 3912$36050 / $36050$23690 / $23690
Gordon College (Wenham) 2045$37080 / $37080$6180 / $6180
Springfield College (Springfield) 3241$36050 / $36050$29870 / $29870
Lesley University (Cambridge) 5067$26780 / $26780$18540 / $18540
Worcester State University (Worcester) 6306$9270 / $15450$6180 / $6180
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (Boston) 1990$12360 / $32960$24720 / $24720
Boston Baptist College (Boston) 85$13390 / $13390$N/A / $N/A
Westfield State University (Westfield) 6496$9270 / $15450$6180 / $6180
Suffolk University (Boston) 7922$35020 / $35020$32960 / $32960
Becker College (Worcester) 2153$33990 / $33990$12360 / $12360
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams) 1641$10300 / $19570$6180 / $6180
Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater) 11089$9270 / $16480$10300 / $10300
Fitchburg State University (Fitchburg) 6598$10300 / $17510$6180 / $6180
Framingham State University (Framingham) 6398$9270 / $15450$10300 / $15450
Lasell College (Newton) 2160$33990 / $33990$11330 / $11330
College of Our Lady of the Elms (Chicopee) 1712$33990 / $33990$14420 / $14420
Eastern Nazarene College (Quincy) 1101$30900 / $30900$10300 / $10300
Curry College (Milton) 2950$38110 / $38110$15450 / $15450
Wheelock College (Boston) 1169$35020 / $35020$23690 / $23690
Mount Ida College (Newton) 1345$33990 / $33990$11330 / $11330
American International College (Springfield) 3539$32960 / $32960$17510 / $17510
Pine Manor College (Chestnut Hill) 495$28840 / $28840$14420 / $14420
Assumption College (Worcester) 2675$38110 / $38110$12360 / $12360
Berklee College of Music (Boston) 5289$42230 / $42230$46350 / $46350
Conway School of Landscape Design (Conway) 24$N/A / $N/A$30900 / $30900
Hebrew College (Newton Centre) 191$24720 / $24720$28840 / $28840
MGH Institute of Health Professions (Boston) 1112$46350 / $46350$44290 / $44290
School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston (Boston) 492$43260 / $43260$43260 / $43260
New England School of Acupuncture (Newton) 167$N/A / $N/A$22660 / $22660
Northpoint Bible College (Haverhill) 313$12360 / $12360$12360 / $12360
Boston Architectural College (Boston) 770$23690 / $23690$24720 / $24720
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis Inc (Brookline) 143$N/A / $N/A$18540 / $18540
Cambridge College (Cambridge) 2800$15450 / $15450$14420 / $14420
Episcopal Divinity School (Cambridge) 48$N/A / $N/A$16480 / $16480
Merrimack College (North Andover) 3620$39140 / $39140$28840 / $28840
Andover Newton Theological School (Newton Centre) 234$N/A / $N/A$16480 / $16480
Laboure College (Milton) 803$36050 / $36050$N/A / $N/A
Endicott College (Beverly) 4695$31930 / $31930$12360 / $12360
Fisher College (Boston) 1959$29870 / $29870$14420 / $14420
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton) 1924$N/A / $N/A$19570 / $19570
Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline) 193$23690 / $23690$23690 / $23690
Longy School of Music of Bard College (Cambridge) 224$38110 / $38110$38110 / $38110
New England College of Optometry (Boston) 511$N/A / $N/A$21630 / $21630
Saint John's Seminary (Brighton) 208$23690 / $23690$20600 / $20600
Wheaton College (Norton) 1598$49440 / $49440$N/A / $N/A
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester) 6573$47380 / $47380$25750 / $25750
Massachusetts School of Law (Andover) 363$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
University of Phoenix-Massachusetts (Braintree) 121$12360 / $12360$17510 / $17510
National Graduate School of Quality Management (Falmouth) 225$11330 / $11330$21630 / $21630
New England College of Business and Finance (Boston) 1158$11330 / $11330$17510 / $17510
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (Boston) 596$17510 / $17510$N/A / $N/A
Hampshire College (Amherst) 1410$51500 / $51500$N/A / $N/A
College of the Holy Cross (Worcester) 2729$49440 / $49440$N/A / $N/A
University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester (Worcester) 1079$N/A / $N/A$9270 / $17510
William James College (Newton) 729$N/A / $N/A$40170 / $40170
New England Law-Boston (Boston) 688$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
The New England Institute of Art (Brookline) 262$19570 / $19570$N/A / $N/A
Pope St John XXIII National Seminary (Weston) 61$N/A / $N/A$21630 / $21630
Stonehill College (Easton) 2400$40170 / $40170$N/A / $N/A
Anna Maria College (Paxton) 1451$37080 / $37080$11330 / $11330
Bay Path University (Longmeadow) 3107$32960 / $32960$21630 / $21630
Bay State College (Boston) 1069$22660 / $22660$N/A / $N/A
The Boston Conservatory (Boston) 798$45320 / $45320$45320 / $45320
Dean College (Franklin) 1363$37080 / $37080$N/A / $N/A
Emmanuel College (Boston) 2201$38110 / $38110$15450 / $15450
Montserrat College of Art (Beverly) 371$30900 / $30900$N/A / $N/A
Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley) 2215$45320 / $45320$17510 / $17510
The New England Conservatory of Music (Boston) 789$45320 / $45320$45320 / $45320
Newbury College (Brookline) 865$32960 / $32960$N/A / $N/A
Nichols College (Dudley) 1454$35020 / $35020$12360 / $12360
Regis College (Weston) 1954$39140 / $39140$40170 / $40170
Salem State University (Salem) 9215$10300 / $16480$7210 / $9270
Bard College at Simon's Rock (Great Barrington) 329$52530 / $52530$N/A / $N/A
Smith College (Northampton) 2874$48410 / $48410$48410 / $48410

*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.