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
#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