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Massachusetts Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Massachusetts?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Massachusetts was $32,758 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $3,520 from the 2015-2016 average of $29,238 and represents a 12.04% annual increase. The list of Massachusetts four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 82 four year colleges and universities in Massachusetts, the most popular being Boston University with 28,287 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $52,816. Amherst College is the most expensive four year school in Massachusetts with an in-state tuition of $55,520.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Massachusetts colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Massachusetts or cheap Massachusetts colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Massachusetts Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
American International College
Springfield, 2,852 Students
$35,680 30 35
Amherst College  Best Value
Amherst, 1,855 Students
$55,520 98 80
Anna Maria College
Paxton, 1,012 Students
$35,480 - -
Assumption College
Worcester, 2,110 Students
$40,208 - -
Babson College  Best Value
Wellesley, 2,905 Students
$51,104 94 68
Bard College at Simon's Rock
Great Barrington, 385 Students
$53,682 - -
Bay Path College
Longmeadow, 1,955 Students
$34,225 61 70
Bay State College
Boston, 369 Students
$21,720 - -
Becker College
Worcester, 1,478 Students
$35,600 41 20
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston, 476 Students
$16,950 - -
Bentley University  Best Value
Waltham, 4,879 Students
$48,180 91 60
Berklee College of Music
Boston, 5,459 Students
$42,880 - -
Boston Architectural College
Boston, 580 Students
$21,144 - -
Boston Baptist College
Boston, 45 Students
$11,400 26 28
Boston College  Best Value
Chestnut Hill, 13,165 Students
$54,600 96 71
Boston University  Best Value
Boston, 28,287 Students
$52,816 95 64
Brandeis University  Best Value
Waltham, 5,267 Students
$53,260 94 65
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, 8,344 Students
$910 39 57
Cambridge College
Cambridge, 874 Students
$15,588 - -
Clark University
Worcester, 2,944 Students
$45,380 - -