Massachusetts In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by In State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Massachusetts are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Massachusetts? Leading the colleges list is Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater with an in state tuition of $910.

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 Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, Public Not For Profit

$910 41 10
#2 Salem State University

Salem, Public Not For Profit

$910 41 15
#3 Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg, Public Not For Profit

$970 44 22
#4 Framingham State University

Framingham, Public Not For Profit

$970 47 19
#5 Westfield State University

Westfield, Public Not For Profit

$970 46 19
#6 Worcester State University

Worcester, Public Not For Profit

$970 NA NA
#7 Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Boston, Public Not For Profit

$1,030 NA NA
#8 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

North Adams, Public Not For Profit

$1,030 52 43
#9 Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, Public Not For Profit

$1,836 50 49
#10 University of Phoenix Boston Campus

Braintree, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#11 Boston Baptist College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$11,400 31 7
#12 New England College of Business

Boston, Private For Profit

$11,640 NA NA
#13 Zion Bible College

Haverhill, Private Not For Profit

$11,790 NA NA
#14 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, Public Not For Profit

$13,833 51 31
#15 University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, Public Not For Profit

$14,187 NA NA
#16 University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, Public Not For Profit

$15,078 60 57
#17 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Public Not For Profit

$15,791 72 61
#18 Cambridge College

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$16,164 NA NA
#19 Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$16,950 NA NA
#20 The New England Institute of Art

Brookline, Private For Profit

$18,540 NA NA