Massachusetts Public Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Public Colleges by Acceptance Rate

List of Public Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 29 public colleges in Massachusetts with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. University of Massachusetts Amherst leads the list by accepting 60% of high school students that applied.

Data is reported for the 2018/19 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of Massachusetts Public Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
College Acceptance Rate
M

Amherst, MA

60%
M

Boston, MA

67%
M

Lowell, MA

72%
F

Framingham, MA

73%
M

North Adams, MA

74%
M

Boston, MA

78%
M

North Dartmouth, MA

78%
W

Worcester, MA

78%
S

Salem, MA

85%
W

Westfield, MA

86%
F

Fitchburg, MA

87%
M

Buzzards Bay, MA

89%
B

Bridgewater, MA

90%
B

Pittsfield, MA

100%
B

Fall River, MA

100%
B

Boston, MA

100%
C

West Barnstable, MA

100%
G

Greenfield, MA

100%
H

Holyoke, MA

100%
M

Wellesley Hills, MA

100%