Massachusetts Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by Out of State Tuition for 2022

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 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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Massachusetts's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Bay State College

Boston, Private For Profit

$28,500 NA NA
#22 Lesley University

Cambridge, Private Not For Profit

$29,200 NA NA
#23 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, Public Not For Profit

$29,578 54 29
#24 Laboure College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$30,438 NA NA
#25 Pine Manor College

Chestnut Hill, Private Not For Profit

$30,600 NA NA
#26 Fisher College

Boston, Private Not For Profit

$31,700 38 13
#27 University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, Public Not For Profit

$33,004 59 49
#28 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, Private Not For Profit

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

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$33,800 NA NA
#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 Endicott College

Beverly, Private Not For Profit

$34,470 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 Nichols College

Dudley, Private Not For Profit

$35,290 NA NA
#36 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Public Not For Profit

$35,779 72 67
#37 Bay Path College

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