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Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by Average Net Price

The lowest net price colleges in Massachusetts are ranked by the average net price paid. Net price is the average cost paid as determined by tuition minus scholarship and grant financial aid and grant financial aid and may be a more accurate estimation of real life costs than published tuition. Discount from list price represents the effective percent discount from published costs that students averaged. Please note that net price varies on a student by student basis based on finanical situation and no financial aid is guaranteed. New England College of Business leads the list with a $9,563 average annual net price paid in 2014-2015.

Net price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Massachusetts's Cheapest Colleges by Average Net Price
Average Net Price College Discount from List Price
$9,563
Average Net Price
1) New England College of Business
Boston, Private For Profit
57%
$10,376
Average Net Price
2) University of Massachusetts Boston
Boston, Public Not For Profit
58%
$12,715
Average Net Price
3) Fitchburg State University
Fitchburg, Public Not For Profit
42%
$13,246
Average Net Price
4) Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Buzzards Bay, Public Not For Profit
39%
$13,454
Average Net Price
5) Worcester State University
Worcester, Public Not For Profit
42%
$13,539
Average Net Price
6) Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
North Adams, Public Not For Profit
38%
$14,687
Average Net Price
7) Amherst College
Amherst, Private Not For Profit
79%
$14,739
Average Net Price
8) Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, Public Not For Profit
37%
$14,823
Average Net Price
9) University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
North Dartmouth, Public Not For Profit
47%
$14,848
Average Net Price
10) Salem State University
Salem, Public Not For Profit
39%
$14,867
Average Net Price
11) Eastern Nazarene College
Quincy, Private Not For Profit
65%
$15,095
Average Net Price
12) Harvard University
Cambridge, Private Not For Profit
77%
$15,498
Average Net Price
13) Westfield State University
Westfield, Public Not For Profit
28%
$15,965
Average Net Price
14) University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, Public Not For Profit
44%
$16,697
Average Net Price
15) Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston, Private Not For Profit
56%
$17,047
Average Net Price
16) Framingham State University
Framingham, Public Not For Profit
25%
$18,374
Average Net Price
17) Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
Brookline, Private Not For Profit
53%
$18,491
Average Net Price
18) Pine Manor College
Chestnut Hill, Private Not For Profit
59%
$18,590
Average Net Price
19) American International College
Springfield, Private Not For Profit
62%
$18,840
Average Net Price
20) University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, Public Not For Profit
34%