Colleges Near Lowell

Colleges and universities near me in the Lowell, Massachusetts area

There 97 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 524,368 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 104,068 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 found

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

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 18,242enrollment
  • $18,375net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

1 miles from Lowell

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Middlesex Community College
M
Bedford, MA
 
Middlesex Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,090enrollment
  • $4,264net 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

 

  • 4,643enrollment
  • $33,202net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Lowell

Rivier College
R
Nashua, NH
 
Rivier College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,319enrollment
  • $21,453net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.87Avg GPA

10 miles from Lowell

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 112enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg 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

 

  • 1,626enrollment
  • $12,712net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Lowell

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 90enrollment
  • $18,310net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1230SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.28*Avg GPA

14 miles from Lowell

Zion Bible College
Z
Haverhill, MA
 
Zion Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 343enrollment
  • $22,661net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.94Avg GPA

15 miles from Lowell

Bentley University
B
Waltham, MA
Bentley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,460enrollment
  • $36,613net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA

18 miles from Lowell

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,763enrollment
  • $7,679net 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

 

  • 5,233enrollment
  • $9,023net 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

  • 5,800enrollment
  • $32,714net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1500SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA

19 miles from Lowell

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 281enrollment
  • -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

 

  • 2,757enrollment
  • $28,676net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA

20 miles from Lowell

Tufts University
T
Medford, MA
Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 11,586enrollment
  • $29,449net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA

19 miles from Lowell

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Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in America

  • 31,566enrollment
  • $17,030net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.04Avg GPA

21 miles from Lowell

Lasell College
L
Newton, MA
Lasell College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#27 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 2,060enrollment
  • $28,441net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 16-25ACT range
  • 2.83Avg 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 $6,110 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.