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
#41 Western New England University

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$53,329 NA NA
#42 Springfield College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$53,335 66 60
#43 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$53,474 60 15
#44 Lasell College

Newton, Private Not For Profit

$54,000 41 14
#45 Anna Maria College

Paxton, Private Not For Profit

$54,210 NA NA
#46 Becker College

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$54,910 33 2
#47 Longy School of Music

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$55,400 NA NA
#48 Assumption College

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$56,444 NA NA
#49 Clark University

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$57,480 NA NA
#50 School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$57,678 NA NA
#51 Emmanuel College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$57,772 54 37
#52 Curry College

Milton, Private Not For Profit

$57,950 50 32
#53 Simmons University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$58,550 78 86
#54 Dean College

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$58,672 42 8
#55 Suffolk University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$58,766 50 15
#56 Regis College

Weston, Private Not For Profit

$59,540 NA NA
#57 Merrimack College

North Andover, Private Not For Profit

$60,660 NA NA
#58 The Boston Conservatory

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$61,822 NA NA
#59 Stonehill College

Easton, Private Not For Profit

$61,933 NA NA
#60 Berklee College of Music

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$64,774 NA NA