Massachusetts In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by In State Tuition for 2013


Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts

College affordability is a significant factor in nearly all students' school selection process, in Massachusetts and nationwide. With high paying, post graduation employment still difficult to obtain, choosing a college which offers good value for your tuition dollar is more important than ever. If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Massachusetts these are the cheap in state colleges to consider.

Keep in mind that affordable doesn't necessarily mean finding a school with a low published tuition. It's important to research the full financial aid package offered by a school and the average net price actually paid. Sometimes a school which appears cheap on the surface can end up being more expensive if the college doesn't offer competitive aid. The methodology for our listings below is a ranking of least expensive published tuition.

The most affordable four year colleges in Massachusetts are listed by one year's in state tuition for the 2012/2013 school year. Click on each school for more specific information on price you can expect to pay, calculate potential student loan payments and formulate a college savings plan.

What is the cheapest college in Massachusetts? Leading our colleges list is Salem State University in with an in state tuition of $910.

Another affordable option for Massachusetts students is to study at a community college for two years, then progress to a full four year college to earn your bachelors degree. A comprehensive list of Massachusetts community colleges can be found here with annual tuition that may be cheaper than four year colleges.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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Massachusetts's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
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Salem State University Public $910 Get Admission Info
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Bridgewater State University Public $910 Get Admission Info
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Worcester State University Public $970 Get Admission Info
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Fitchburg State University Public $970 Get Admission Info
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Framingham State University Public $970 Get Admission Info
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Westfield State University Public $970 Get Admission Info
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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Public $1,030 Get Admission Info
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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Public $1,417 Get Admission Info
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University of Massachusetts Lowell Public $1,454 Get Admission Info
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Massachusetts Maritime Academy Public $1,465 Get Admission Info
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University of Massachusetts Amherst Public $1,714 Get Admission Info
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University of Massachusetts Boston Public $1,714 Get Admission Info
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New England College of Business and Finance Private $7,800 Get Admission Info
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Zion Bible College Private $9,200 Get Admission Info
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Massachusetts College of Art and Design Public $10,400 Get Admission Info
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Cambridge College Private $13,140 Get Admission Info
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Boston Baptist College Private $13,500 Get Admission Info
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Saint John's Seminary Private $16,750 Get Admission Info
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Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Private $16,950 Get Admission Info
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Boston Architectural College Private $17,280 Get Admission Info
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Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Private $20,895 Get Admission Info
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Pine Manor College Private $23,144 Get Admission Info
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Montserrat College of Art Private $25,500 Get Admission Info
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Fisher College Private $25,780 Get Admission Info
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Wentworth Institute of Technology Private $25,900 Get Admission Info
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Eastern Nazarene College Private $25,944 Get Admission Info
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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Private $26,600 Get Admission Info
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Mount Ida College Private $26,644 Get Admission Info
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Newbury College Brookline Private $26,750 Get Admission Info
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Endicott College Private $27,666 Get Admission Info
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College of Our Lady of the Elms Private $27,750 Get Admission Info
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Lasell College Private $27,800 Get Admission Info
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Bay Path College Private $28,532 Get Admission Info
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Anna Maria College Private $28,752 Get Admission Info
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Becker College Private $28,900 Get Admission Info
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American International College Private $29,158 Get Admission Info
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Laboure College Private $29,270 Get Admission Info
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Western New England University Private $29,738 Get Admission Info
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Wheelock College Private $29,860 Get Admission Info
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Longy School of Music Private $30,600 Get Admission Info
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