Massachusetts Average Net Price Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Massachusetts by Average Net Price for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in Massachusetts by Average Net Price

The highest 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. The New England Conservatory of Music leads the list with a $50,651 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 Most Expensive Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#1 The New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$50,651 28%
#2 Emerson College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$47,594 33%
#3 Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$45,834 36%
#4 Berklee College of Music

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$42,952 34%
#5 Bentley University

Waltham, Private Not For Profit

$42,759 41%
#6 The Boston Conservatory

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$42,649 31%
#7 Brandeis University

Waltham, Private Not For Profit

$41,222 45%
#8 School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$39,340 32%
#9 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$39,316 27%
#10 Northeastern University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$37,738 49%
#11 Endicott College

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$37,665 29%
#12 Bard College at Simon's Rock

Great Barrington, Private Not For Profit

$37,326 52%
#13 Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$36,719 30%
#14 Stonehill College

Easton, Private Not For Profit

$35,508 45%
#15 Montserrat College of Art

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$34,840 31%
#16 Merrimack College

North Andover, Private Not For Profit

$34,606 45%
#17 Suffolk University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$34,561 43%
#18 Olin College of Engineering

Needham, Private Not For Profit

$34,297 54%
#19 Longy School of Music

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$33,787 41%
#20 Lesley University

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$33,717 29%
#21 Becker College

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$32,838 40%
#22 Tufts University

Medford, Private Not For Profit

$32,720 58%
#23 Boston Architectural College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$32,702 14%
#24 Regis College

Weston, Private Not For Profit

$32,683 46%
#25 Dean College

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$32,455 46%
#26 College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$32,061 55%
#27 Emmanuel College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$31,581 47%
#28 Babson College

Wellesley, Private Not For Profit

$31,559 57%
#29 Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, Private Not For Profit

$31,165 57%
#30 Western New England University

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$30,630 44%
#31 Clark University

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$30,617 48%
#32 Nichols College

Dudley, Private Not For Profit

$30,300 42%
#33 Assumption College

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$30,232 48%
#34 Boston College

Chestnut Hill, Private Not For Profit

$30,192 61%
#35 Curry College

Milton, Private Not For Profit

$29,620 50%
#36 Springfield College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$29,395 46%
#37 Boston University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$29,154 61%
#38 Simmons University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$29,021 49%
#39 Wheelock College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$28,829 45%
#40 The New England Institute of Art

Brookline, Private For Profit

$28,545 -8%
#41 Wheaton College

Norton, Private Not For Profit

$28,518 60%
#42 Smith College

Northampton, Private Not For Profit

$28,422 61%
#43 Bay State College

Boston, Private For Profit

$28,306 36%
#44 Hampshire College

Amherst, Private Not For Profit

$27,680 58%
#45 Mount Ida College

Newton, Private Not For Profit

$27,631 45%
#46 Gordon College

Wenham, Private Not For Profit

$27,502 47%
#47 Lasell College

Newton, Private Not For Profit

$27,007 52%
#48 Anna Maria College

Paxton, Private Not For Profit

$25,617 54%
#49 College of Our Lady of the Elms

Chicopee, Private Not For Profit

$25,340 53%
#50 Fisher College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$25,227 51%
#51 Zion Bible College

Haverhill, Private Not For Profit

$23,952 7%
#52 Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Boston, Public Not For Profit

$23,396 25%
#53 Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

Brookline, Private Not For Profit

$23,005 41%
#54 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Public Not For Profit

$22,505 27%
#55 Williams College

Williamstown, Private Not For Profit

$22,356 65%
#56 Eastern Nazarene College

Quincy, Private Not For Profit

$22,015 40%
#57 Boston Baptist College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$21,939 -8%
#58 Wellesley College

Wellesley, Private Not For Profit

$21,614 72%
#59 American International College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$20,876 61%
#60 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, Public Not For Profit

$20,612 34%
#61 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$19,998 72%
#62 Salem State University

Salem, Public Not For Profit

$19,704 28%
#63 Framingham State University

Framingham, Public Not For Profit

$19,336 24%
#64 Bay Path College

Longmeadow, Private Not For Profit

$19,177 62%
#65 University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, Public Not For Profit

$19,147 37%
#66 Amherst College

Amherst, Private Not For Profit

$18,832 76%
#67 Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$18,091 45%
#68 Westfield State University

Westfield, Public Not For Profit

$18,073 23%
#69 Harvard University

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$18,037 75%
#70 Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, Public Not For Profit

$17,635 34%
#71 Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, Public Not For Profit

$17,545 31%
#72 University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, Public Not For Profit

$17,231 48%
#73 Worcester State University

Worcester, Public Not For Profit

$16,183 34%
#74 Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg, Public Not For Profit

$15,831 33%
#75 Pine Manor College

Chestnut Hill, Private Not For Profit

$15,409 67%
#76 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

North Adams, Public Not For Profit

$14,780 39%