Massachusetts In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by In State Tuition for 2022

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 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 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 46 14
#2 Salem State University

Salem, Public Not For Profit

$910 NA NA
#3 Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg, Public Not For Profit

$970 NA NA
#4 Framingham State University

Framingham, Public Not For Profit

$970 47 16
#5 Westfield State University

Westfield, Public Not For Profit

$970 49 21
#6 Worcester State University

Worcester, Public Not For Profit

$970 55 23
#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 49 42
#9 Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, Public Not For Profit

$1,890 59 74
#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 52 20
#12 New England College of Business

Boston, Private For Profit

$11,640 NA NA
#13 Zion Bible College

Haverhill, Private Not For Profit

$12,150 NA NA
#14 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, Public Not For Profit

$13,833 54 29
#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 59 49
#17 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Public Not For Profit

$15,791 72 67
#18 Cambridge College

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$16,266 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
#21 Boston Architectural College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$21,144 NA NA
#22 Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

Brookline, Private Not For Profit

$21,940 NA NA
#23 Saint John's Seminary

Brighton, Private Not For Profit

$24,915 NA NA
#24 Eastern Nazarene College

Quincy, Private Not For Profit

$25,952 51 58
#25 Bay State College

Boston, Private For Profit

$28,500 NA NA
#26 Lesley University

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$29,200 NA NA
#27 Laboure College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$30,438 NA NA
#28 Pine Manor College

Chestnut Hill, Private Not For Profit

$30,600 NA NA
#29 Fisher College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$31,700 38 13
#30 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$33,600 62 17
#31 Montserrat College of Art

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$33,800 NA NA
#32 Newbury College Brookline

Brookline, Private Not For Profit

$33,940 NA NA
#33 Mount Ida College

Newton, Private Not For Profit

$34,200 NA NA
#34 Endicott College

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$34,470 NA NA
#35 Wheelock College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$34,950 NA NA
#36 Nichols College

Dudley, Private Not For Profit

$35,290 NA NA
#37 Bay Path University

Longmeadow, Private Not For Profit

$35,781 61 87
#38 Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$35,970 55 13
#39 Becker College

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$36,300 46 12
#40 College of Our Lady of the Elms

Chicopee, Private Not For Profit

$36,596 55 47
#41 Western New England University

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$36,606 NA NA
#42 Anna Maria College

Paxton, Private Not For Profit

$36,920 NA NA
#43 Lasell College

Newton, Private Not For Profit

$37,500 38 13
#44 Gordon College

Wenham, Private Not For Profit

$37,560 62 64
#45 American International College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$38,220 43 45
#46 School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$39,928 NA NA
#47 Springfield College

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$39,930 69 74
#48 Curry College

Milton, Private Not For Profit

$40,080 49 26
#49 Simmons University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$40,850 74 88
#50 Dean College

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$41,118 NA NA
#51 Suffolk University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$41,242 52 15
#52 The Boston Conservatory

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$41,560 NA NA
#53 Emmanuel College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$42,096 57 41
#54 Merrimack College

North Andover, Private Not For Profit

$42,401 NA NA
#55 Assumption College

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$43,178 NA NA
#56 Regis College

Weston, Private Not For Profit

$43,715 NA NA
#57 Berklee College of Music

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$44,360 NA NA
#58 Longy School of Music

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$45,900 NA NA
#59 Stonehill College

Easton, Private Not For Profit

$46,642 NA NA
#60 Clark University

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$48,250 73 77
#61 Harvard University

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$49,653 99 99
#62 Hampshire College

Amherst, Private Not For Profit

$50,030 NA NA
#63 Emerson College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$50,240 72 25
#64 Williams College

Williamstown, Private Not For Profit

$50,450 NA NA
#65 The New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$51,440 NA NA
#66 Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$53,100 NA NA
#67 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$53,450 98 99
#68 Bentley University

Waltham, Private Not For Profit

$53,790 81 59
#69 Smith College

Northampton, Private Not For Profit

$53,940 NA NA
#70 Olin College of Engineering

Needham, Private Not For Profit

$53,990 97 96
#71 College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, Private Not For Profit

$54,050 83 90
#72 Babson College

Wellesley, Private Not For Profit

$54,144 80 87
#73 Northeastern University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$54,360 79 76
#74 Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, Private Not For Profit

$54,400 82 90
#75 Brandeis University

Waltham, Private Not For Profit

$55,340 82 67
#76 Wheaton College

Norton, Private Not For Profit

$55,904 71 89
#77 Boston University

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$56,854 84 94
#78 Bard College at Simon's Rock

Great Barrington, Private Not For Profit

$57,228 NA NA
#79 Wellesley College

Wellesley, Private Not For Profit

$58,120 95 98
#80 Boston College

Chestnut Hill, Private Not For Profit

$59,050 88 94
#81 Tufts University

Medford, Private Not For Profit

$59,560 93 94
#82 Amherst College

Amherst, Private Not For Profit

$59,890 97 99