Massachusetts Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Massachusetts by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 82 colleges in Massachusetts with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Massachusetts? University of Phoenix Boston Campus tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $9,480. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Massachusetts Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
University of Phoenix Boston Campus

Braintree, MA

$9,480
Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, MA

$10,516
Worcester State University

Worcester, MA

$10,586
Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, MA

$10,732
Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg, MA

$10,830
Westfield State University

Westfield, MA

$11,139
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

North Adams, MA

$11,306
Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

$11,380
Salem State University

Salem, MA

$11,675
New England College of Business

Boston, MA

$12,120
Boston Baptist College

Boston, MA

$12,600
Zion Bible College

Haverhill, MA

$13,670
Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Boston, MA

$14,200
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

$14,408
University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA

$14,677
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, MA

$15,698
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA

$16,439
Cambridge College

Cambridge, MA

$16,442