Colleges Near Cambridge

Colleges and universities near me in the Cambridge, Massachusetts area

There are 5 colleges in Cambridge and 102 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 569,538 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Massachusetts with a population of 105,162, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Cambridge. Driving time to these schools from Cambridge should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Harvard University which is ranked #1 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Southern New Hampshire University enrolling 134,345 students. In terms of affordability, Bunker Hill Community College in Boston offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $576 per year.

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 Cambridge.


102 results

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 7,501enrollment
  • $39,316net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 970-1208SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

3 miles from Cambridge

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,894enrollment
  • $23,396net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.44Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

3 miles from Cambridge

The New England Conservatory of Music
N
Boston, MA
The New England Conservatory of Music

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 701enrollment
  • $50,651net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Dec 1

3 miles from Cambridge

Tufts University
T
Medford, MA
Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 12,219enrollment
  • $32,720net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

2 miles from Cambridge

Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
H
Brookline, MA
 
Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 126enrollment
  • $23,005net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

4 miles from Cambridge

Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
L
Medford, MA
 
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 288enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Cambridge

Newbury College Brookline
N
Brookline, MA
Newbury College Brookline

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 636enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Cambridge

The New England Institute of Art
N
Brookline, MA
 
The New England Institute of Art

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 94enrollment
  • $28,545net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Cambridge

Northeastern University
N
Boston, MA
Northeastern University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 22,905enrollment
  • $37,738net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1540SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

3 miles from Cambridge

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 554enrollment
  • $14,441net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Cambridge

Bentley University
B
Waltham, MA
Bentley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,177enrollment
  • $42,759net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 7

5 miles from Cambridge

Pine Manor College
P
Chestnut Hill, MA
 
Pine Manor College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 199enrollment
  • $15,409net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.63Avg GPA

4 miles from Cambridge

Roxbury Community College
R
Roxbury Crossing, MA
 
Roxbury Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,200enrollment
  • $9,797net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Cambridge

Saint John's Seminary
S
Brighton, MA
 
Saint John's Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 105enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Cambridge

Simmons University
S
Boston, MA
Simmons University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 6,263enrollment
  • $29,021net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

3 miles from Cambridge

Suffolk University
S
Boston, MA
Suffolk University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#25 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 6,830enrollment
  • $34,561net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1203SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

3 miles from Cambridge

Wentworth Institute of Technology
W
Boston, MA
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#23 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 4,389enrollment
  • $36,719net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

3 miles from Cambridge

Wheelock College
W
Boston, MA
Wheelock College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 890enrollment
  • $28,829net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.92Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

2 miles from Cambridge

FAQ's

The closest community college is Bunker Hill Community College and is 2.5 miles from Cambridge. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Bunker Hill Community College are $5,160 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.