New England Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in New England

There are 131 private colleges and universities in New England enrolling 545,657 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 New England private colleges.  New England is home to popular private schools like Harvard University, Boston University, Yale University and Boston College.


131 results

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in America

  • 31,566enrollment
  • $18,030net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.04Avg GPA
Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $29,479net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Yale University
Y
New Haven, CT
Yale University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in America

  • 13,433enrollment
  • $18,073net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95*Avg GPA
Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 14,720enrollment
  • $28,354net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Brown University
B
Providence, RI
Brown University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in America

  • 10,257enrollment
  • $27,218net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M
Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in America

  • 11,574enrollment
  • $20,465net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1510-1570SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA
Northeastern University
N
Boston, MA
Northeastern University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 21,627enrollment
  • $36,479net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Dartmouth College
D
Hanover, NH
Dartmouth College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in America

  • 6,572enrollment
  • $23,869net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Quinnipiac University
Q
Hamden, CT
Quinnipiac University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

 

  • 10,207enrollment
  • $41,636net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Tufts University
T
Medford, MA
Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 11,586enrollment
  • $26,280net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1540SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Rhode Island School of Design
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 2,467enrollment
  • $39,791net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1470SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Emerson College
E
Boston, MA
Emerson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 4,573enrollment
  • $46,381net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,357enrollment
  • $28,325net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Amherst College
A
Amherst, MA
Amherst College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,855enrollment
  • $16,339net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Bentley University
B
Waltham, MA
Bentley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,460enrollment
  • $41,582net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA
Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,800enrollment
  • $37,264net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Williams College
W
Williamstown, MA
Williams College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,149enrollment
  • $17,303net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA
Providence College
P
Providence, RI
Providence College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 4,674enrollment
  • $35,796net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1350SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA