Massachusetts Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Massachusetts?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Massachusetts was $27,209 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $2,961 from the 2015-2016 average of $24,248 and represents a 12.21% annual increase. The list of Massachusetts open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 31 open admissions colleges and universities in Massachusetts, the most popular being Bunker Hill Community College with 4,156 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $576. The Boston Conservatory is the most expensive open admissions school in Massachusetts with an in-state tuition of $41,560.

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
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston, 476 Students
$16,950 - -
Berkshire Community College
Pittsfield, 553 Students
$624 - -
Boston Architectural College
Boston, 580 Students
$21,144 - -
Bristol Community College
Fall River, 3,051 Students
$576 - -
Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, 4,156 Students
$576 - -
Cambridge College
Cambridge, 874 Students
$15,588 - -
Cape Cod Community College
West Barnstable, 887 Students
$576 - -
FINE Mortuary College LLC
Norwood, 24 Students
$20,520 - -
Greenfield Community College
Greenfield, 573 Students
$624 - -
Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
Brookline, 149 Students
$21,940 - -
Holyoke Community College
Holyoke, 2,247 Students
$4,632 - -
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
Medford, 17 Students
$26,942 - -
Marian Court College
Swampscott, 177 Students
$16,200 - -
Massachusetts Bay Community College
Wellesley Hills, 1,471 Students
$576 - -
Massasoit Community College
Brockton, 2,652 Students
$576 - -
Middlesex Community College
Bedford, 2,566 Students
$576 - -
Montserrat College of Art
Beverly, 351 Students
$31,900 - -
Mount Wachusett Community College
Gardner, 1,300 Students
$600 - -
New England College of Business
Boston, 297 Students
$11,640 - -
Newbury College Brookline
Brookline, 580 Students
$33,940 - -