Massachusetts Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts

There are 68 private colleges and universities in Massachusetts enrolling 223,645 full time students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Massachusetts private colleges. Massachusetts is home to popular nationally ranked private schools like Harvard University, Boston University, Boston College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

68 results found

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University

Private 4 Year

5% acceptance rate

  • 31,566enrollment
  • $17,030net price
  • $50,420tuition
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.04Avg GPA
Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

22% acceptance rate

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $33,728net price
  • $53,948tuition
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College

Private 4 Year

28% acceptance rate

  • 14,720enrollment
  • $27,299net price
  • $55,464tuition
  • 1320-1490SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M
Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

7% acceptance rate

  • 11,574enrollment
  • $22,230net price
  • $51,832tuition
  • 1500-1570SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA
Northeastern University
N
Boston, MA
Northeastern University

Private 4 Year

19% acceptance rate

  • 21,627enrollment
  • $30,784net price
  • $51,522tuition
  • 1360-1540SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Tufts University
T
Medford, MA
Tufts University

Private 4 Year

15% acceptance rate

  • 11,586enrollment
  • $29,449net price
  • $56,382tuition
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Emerson College
E
Boston, MA
Emerson College

Private 4 Year

36% acceptance rate

  • 4,573enrollment
  • $42,070net price
  • $46,852tuition
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

24% acceptance rate

  • 3,357enrollment
  • $29,847net price
  • $51,104tuition
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Amherst College
A
Amherst, MA
Amherst College

Private 4 Year

13% acceptance rate

  • 1,855enrollment
  • $19,519net price
  • $56,426tuition
  • 1330-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Bentley University
B
Waltham, MA
Bentley University

Private 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 5,460enrollment
  • $36,613net price
  • $49,880tuition
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA
Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

31% acceptance rate

  • 5,800enrollment
  • $32,714net price
  • $55,395tuition
  • 1280-1500SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Williams College
W
Williamstown, MA
Williams College

Private 4 Year

13% acceptance rate

  • 2,149enrollment
  • $20,380net price
  • $55,450tuition
  • 1410-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA
Dean College
D
Franklin, MA
Dean College

Private 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 1,320enrollment
  • $31,199net price
  • $39,434tuition
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 2.4Avg GPA
Wellesley College
W
Wellesley, MA
Wellesley College

Private 4 Year

20% acceptance rate

  • 2,534enrollment
  • $20,189net price
  • $53,732tuition
  • 1330-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Endicott College
E
Beverly, MA
Endicott College

Private 4 Year

80% acceptance rate

  • 4,794enrollment
  • $35,097net price
  • $33,050tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Berklee College of Music
B
Boston, MA
Berklee College of Music

Private 4 Year

48% acceptance rate

  • 6,963enrollment
  • $41,382net price
  • $44,140tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Merrimack College
M
North Andover, MA
Merrimack College

Private 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 4,643enrollment
  • $33,202net price
  • $41,760tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Assumption College
A
Worcester, MA
Assumption College

Private 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 2,428enrollment
  • $29,024net price
  • $40,958tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA