Colleges Near Boston

Colleges and universities near me in the Boston, Massachusetts area

There are 24 colleges in Boston and 98 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 461,394 students.

Located in Massachusetts with a population of 617,594, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Boston. Driving time to these schools from Boston should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Harvard University in Cambridge. The largest college in the area is Boston University enrolling 34,657 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Boston.

98 results found

New England College of Business
N
Boston, MA
 
New England College of Business

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,237enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Boston

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University of Massachusetts Boston
M
Boston, MA
University of Massachusetts Boston

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 16,164enrollment
  • $10,991net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Boston

Bay State College
B
Boston, MA
 
Bay State College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 700enrollment
  • $31,792net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Boston

Berklee College of Music
B
Boston, MA
Berklee College of Music

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,963enrollment
  • $41,382net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Boston

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Boston Architectural College
B
Boston, MA
Boston Architectural College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 663enrollment
  • $27,870net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Boston

The Boston Conservatory
B
Boston, MA
The Boston Conservatory

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 798enrollment
  • $42,649net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Boston

Emerson College
E
Boston, MA
Emerson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 4,573enrollment
  • $42,070net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

3 miles from Boston

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Fisher College
F
Boston, MA
Fisher College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,662enrollment
  • $25,229net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.27Avg GPA

3 miles from Boston

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
B
Boston, MA
 
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 630enrollment
  • $14,483net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Boston

Suffolk University
S
Boston, MA
Suffolk University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#25 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 7,186enrollment
  • $31,722net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Boston

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Urban College of Boston
U
Boston, MA
 
Urban College of Boston

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 931enrollment
  • $5,594net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Boston

Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $33,728net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

4 miles from Boston

Bunker Hill Community College
B
Boston, MA
Bunker Hill Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,522enrollment
  • $7,012net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Boston

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Emmanuel College
E
Boston, MA
Emmanuel College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#24 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 2,209enrollment
  • $31,448net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1280SAT range
  • 24-27ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

4 miles from Boston

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
M
Boston, MA
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 7,064enrollment
  • $38,708net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.52*Avg GPA

4 miles from Boston

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
M
Boston, MA
 
Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,087enrollment
  • $22,043net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

4 miles from Boston

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M
Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in America

  • 11,574enrollment
  • $22,230net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1500-1570SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA

4 miles from Boston

School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston
S
Boston, MA
 
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 492enrollment
  • $39,340net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Boston

FAQ's

The closest community college is Bunker Hill Community College and is 3.9 miles from Boston. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Bunker Hill Community College are $4,464 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Bunker Hill Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.