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

Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA
Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,440enrollment
  • $41,222net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 31-33ACT range
  • 3.84Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

7 miles from Cambridge

Laboure College
L
Boston, MA
 
Laboure College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,188enrollment
  • -net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

7 miles from Cambridge

Lasell College
L
Newton, MA
Lasell College

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

#30 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,951enrollment
  • $27,007net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

7 miles from Cambridge

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 16,259enrollment
  • $17,231net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

6 miles from Cambridge

Mount Ida College
M
Newton, MA
Mount Ida College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,555enrollment
  • $27,631net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Cambridge

Boston Baptist College
B
Boston, MA
 
Boston Baptist College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 60enrollment
  • $21,939net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 980-1190SAT range
  • 10-26ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Cambridge

Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,340enrollment
  • $31,559net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

9 miles from Cambridge

Curry College
C
Milton, MA
Curry College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#26 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 2,410enrollment
  • $29,620net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 990-1120SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.06Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

9 miles from Cambridge

Eastern Nazarene College
E
Quincy, MA
 
Eastern Nazarene College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 699enrollment
  • $22,015net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 903-1150SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 3.21Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

9 miles from Cambridge

Massachusetts Bay Community College
M
Wellesley Hills, MA
Massachusetts Bay Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,762enrollment
  • $9,042net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Cambridge

Quincy College
Q
Quincy, MA
 
Quincy College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,154enrollment
  • $14,015net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

10 miles from Cambridge

Regis College
R
Weston, MA
 
Regis College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,460enrollment
  • $32,683net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Cambridge

Olin College of Engineering
O
Needham, MA
Olin College of Engineering

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 310enrollment
  • $34,297net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

9 miles from Cambridge

Wellesley College
W
Wellesley, MA
Wellesley College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#20 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,280enrollment
  • $21,614net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

11 miles from Cambridge

University of Phoenix Boston Campus
P
Braintree, MA
 
University of Phoenix Boston Campus

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Cambridge

Marian Court College
M
Swampscott, Massachusetts
 
Marian Court College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 193enrollment
  • $18,868net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Cambridge

Middlesex Community College
M
Bedford, MA
 
Middlesex Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,885enrollment
  • $4,700net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Cambridge

Salem State University
S
Salem, MA
Salem State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,242enrollment
  • $19,704net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

15 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.