Massachusetts Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by Out of State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Massachusetts but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Massachusetts for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of 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 out of 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 out of 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 out of state tuition of $7,050.

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 Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Boston, Public Not For Profit

$25,730 NA NA
#22 Lesley University

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$28,500 53 14
#23 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, Public Not For Profit

$29,578 51 31
#24 Pine Manor College

Chestnut Hill, Private Not For Profit

$30,600 NA NA
#25 Fisher College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$30,997 NA NA
#26 Montserrat College of Art

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$32,850 NA NA
#27 University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, Public Not For Profit

$33,004 60 57
#28 Endicott College

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$33,350 NA NA
#29 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$33,600 60 15
#30 Newbury College Brookline

Brookline, Private Not For Profit

$33,940 NA NA
#31 Mount Ida College

Newton, Private Not For Profit

$34,200 NA NA
#32 Nichols College

Dudley, Private Not For Profit

$34,615 NA NA
#33 University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, Public Not For Profit

$34,649 NA NA
#34 Wheelock College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$34,950 NA NA
#35 Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$34,970 58 16
#36 Bay Path College

Longmeadow, Private Not For Profit

$35,081 54 57
#37 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Public Not For Profit

$35,112 72 61
#38 College of Our Lady of the Elms

Chicopee, Private Not For Profit

$35,270 55 57
#39 Western New England University

Springfield, Private Not For Profit

$35,454 NA NA
#40 Laboure College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$35,538 NA NA