Colleges Near Waltham

Colleges and universities near me in the Waltham, Massachusetts area

There are 2 colleges in Waltham and 103 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 563,466 students.

Located in Massachusetts with a population of 60,632, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Waltham. Driving time to these schools from Waltham 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 Waltham.

103 results found

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

1 miles from Waltham

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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

2 miles from Waltham

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

3 miles from Waltham

Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 14,720enrollment
  • $27,299net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1490SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA

5 miles from Waltham

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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

4 miles from Waltham

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,368enrollment
  • $11,787net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Waltham

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 143enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Waltham

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Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,357enrollment
  • $29,847net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

7 miles from Waltham

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

6 miles from Waltham

Newbury College Brookline
N
Brookline, MA
 
Newbury College Brookline

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 636enrollment
  • $24,561net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.65Avg GPA

6 miles from Waltham

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Pine Manor College
P
Chestnut Hill, MA
 
Pine Manor College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 423enrollment
  • $20,843net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Waltham

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

6 miles from Waltham

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 390enrollment
  • $35,240net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1550SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

7 miles from Waltham

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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

8 miles from Waltham

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

8 miles from Waltham

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

8 miles from Waltham

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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

8 miles from Waltham

Cambridge College
C
Cambridge, MA
Cambridge College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,234enrollment
  • $22,406net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Waltham

FAQ's

The closest community college is Massachusetts Bay Community College and is 5.4 miles from Waltham. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Massachusetts Bay Community College are $5,088 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Massachusetts Bay 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.