Massachusetts In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by In State Total Cost for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Massachusetts these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Massachusetts list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Massachusetts tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Massachusetts are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2018/2019 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Massachusetts? Leading the colleges list is University of Phoenix Boston Campus in Braintree with an in state total cost of $17,310.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Massachusetts's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#21 Eastern Nazarene College

Quincy, Private Not For Profit

$36,438 49 59
#22 Saint John's Seminary

Brighton, Private Not For Profit

$36,815 NA NA
#23 Boston Architectural College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$37,874 NA NA
#24 Bay State College

Boston, Private For Profit

$38,300 NA NA
#25 Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

Brookline, Private Not For Profit

$39,282 NA NA
#26 Pine Manor College

Chestnut Hill, Private Not For Profit

$46,230 NA NA
#27 Lesley University

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$46,695 53 14
#28 Montserrat College of Art

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$48,550 NA NA
#29 Bay Path College

Longmeadow, Private Not For Profit

$49,480 54 57
#30 Fisher College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$50,236 NA NA
#31 Mount Ida College

Newton, Private Not For Profit

$50,400 NA NA
#32 Gordon College

Wenham, Private Not For Profit

$50,700 61 50
#33 Laboure College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$50,913 NA NA
#34 Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$50,996 58 16
#35 Endicott College

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$51,099 NA NA
#36 Nichols College

Dudley, Private Not For Profit

$51,590 NA NA
#37 College of Our Lady of the Elms

Chicopee, Private Not For Profit

$51,750 55 57
#38 Newbury College Brookline

Brookline, Private Not For Profit

$51,940 NA NA
#39 Wheelock College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$52,125 NA NA
#40 American International College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$52,650 NA NA