Massachusetts Average Net Price Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by Average Net Price for 2022

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. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts leads the list with a $14,780 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 2019/2020 academic year.

Massachusetts's Cheapest Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#1 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

North Adams, Public Not For Profit

$14,780 39%
#2 Pine Manor College

Chestnut Hill, Private Not For Profit

$15,409 67%
#3 Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg, Public Not For Profit

$15,831 33%
#4 Worcester State University

Worcester, Public Not For Profit

$16,183 34%
#5 University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, Public Not For Profit

$17,231 48%
#6 Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, Public Not For Profit

$17,545 31%
#7 Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, Public Not For Profit

$17,635 34%
#8 Harvard University

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$18,037 75%
#9 Westfield State University

Westfield, Public Not For Profit

$18,073 23%
#10 Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$18,091 45%
#11 Amherst College

Amherst, Private Not For Profit

$18,832 76%
#12 University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, Public Not For Profit

$19,147 37%
#13 Bay Path College

Longmeadow, Private Not For Profit

$19,177 62%
#14 Framingham State University

Framingham, Public Not For Profit

$19,336 24%
#15 Salem State University

Salem, Public Not For Profit

$19,704 28%
#16 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$19,998 72%
#17 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, Public Not For Profit

$20,612 34%
#18 American International College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$20,876 61%
#19 Wellesley College

Wellesley, Private Not For Profit

$21,614 72%
#20 Boston Baptist College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$21,939 -8%