New England Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in New England

There are 86 public colleges and universities in New England enrolling 471,335 students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with New England state residency.  New England is home to popular public schools like University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Rhode Island and University of Connecticut.


86 results

University of Massachusetts Amherst
M
Amherst, MA
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 30,593enrollment
  • $22,927net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1390SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
University of Rhode Island
R
Kingston, RI
University of Rhode Island

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

  • 17,777enrollment
  • $19,652net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT
University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in America

  • 27,412enrollment
  • $20,042net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1410SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Bridgewater State University
B
Bridgewater, MA
Bridgewater State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 10,990enrollment
  • $17,323net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
University of Vermont
V
Burlington, VT
University of Vermont

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Vermont

  • 13,395enrollment
  • $19,185net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.69*Avg GPA
Salem State University
S
Salem, MA
Salem State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 8,338enrollment
  • $17,720net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1160SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA
University of Maine
M
Orono, ME
University of Maine

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Maine

  • 11,404enrollment
  • $18,002net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
University of New Hampshire Main Campus
N
Durham, NH
University of New Hampshire Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in New Hampshire

  • 15,298enrollment
  • $24,056net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.55*Avg GPA
Framingham State University
F
Framingham, MA
Framingham State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 5,565enrollment
  • $18,937net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA
University of Massachusetts Lowell
M
Lowell, MA
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 18,242enrollment
  • $18,183net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Central Connecticut State University
C
New Britain, CT
Central Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Connecticut

  • 11,822enrollment
  • $15,602net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 970-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
M
North Dartmouth, MA
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 8,513enrollment
  • $18,662net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA
Westfield State University
W
Westfield, MA
Westfield State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 6,100enrollment
  • $17,149net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 980-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.08Avg GPA
University of Massachusetts Boston
M
Boston, MA
University of Massachusetts Boston

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 16,164enrollment
  • $17,511net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Worcester State University
W
Worcester, MA
Worcester State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,217enrollment
  • $16,242net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Southern Connecticut State University
S
New Haven, CT
Southern Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Connecticut

  • 10,050enrollment
  • $19,155net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 910-1090SAT range
  • 16-25ACT range
  • 2.88Avg GPA
Rhode Island College
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

  • 7,766enrollment
  • $9,572net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 880-1080SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA
Bunker Hill Community College
B
Boston, MA
Bunker Hill Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,522enrollment
  • $8,358net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA