Colleges Near Lowell

Colleges and universities near me in the Lowell, Massachusetts area

There 97 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 538,214 students.

Located in Massachusetts with a population of 106,519, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Lowell. Driving time to these schools from Lowell 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 Southern New Hampshire University enrolling 134,345 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 Lowell.


97 results

University of Massachusetts Lowell
M
Lowell, MA
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 18,150enrollment
  • $19,147net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

1 miles from Lowell

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

8 miles from Lowell

Merrimack College
M
North Andover, MA
Merrimack College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,418enrollment
  • $34,606net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg Weighted GPA

10 miles from Lowell

Rivier College
R
Nashua, NH
 
Rivier College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,178enrollment
  • $27,304net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Lowell

St Joseph School of Nursing
S
Nashua, NH
 
St Joseph School of Nursing

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 92enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

11 miles from Lowell

Daniel Webster College
D
Nashua, NH
 
Daniel Webster College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 741enrollment
  • $17,109net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Lowell

Nashua Community College
N
Nashua, NH
 
Nashua Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,352enrollment
  • $13,444net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Lowell

Thomas More College of Liberal Arts
T
Merrimack, NH
 
Thomas More College of Liberal Arts

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 80enrollment
  • $17,042net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1300SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.28Estimated Avg GPA

14 miles from Lowell

Zion Bible College
Z
Haverhill, MA
 
Zion Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 294enrollment
  • $23,952net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Lowell

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

18 miles from Lowell

North Shore Community College
N
Danvers, MA
 
North Shore Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,783enrollment
  • $7,261net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Lowell

Northern Essex Community College
N
Haverhill, MA
 
Northern Essex Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,715enrollment
  • $7,240net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Lowell

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

19 miles from Lowell

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

18 miles from Lowell

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

20 miles from Lowell

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

19 miles from Lowell

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in America

  • 30,391enrollment
  • $18,037net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

21 miles from Lowell

Lasell College
L
Newton, MA
Lasell College

Private 4 Year

8 reviews

#30 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

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

21 miles from Lowell

FAQ's

The closest community college is Middlesex Community College and is 8.2 miles from Lowell. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Middlesex Community College are $6,048 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Middlesex 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.