The Best Value New England Colleges

Best Value Colleges in New England for 2021

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in New England based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2021 as the overall best value college in New England is Harvard University. The highest value public state college is University of Vermont. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


69 results

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in New England

  • 31,566enrollment
  • $18,030net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.04Avg GPA
Yale University
Y
New Haven, CT
Yale University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Value in New England

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value in New England

  • 1,855enrollment
  • $16,339net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Williams College
W
Williamstown, MA
Williams College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Value in New England

  • 2,149enrollment
  • $17,303net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1410-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M
Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Value in New England

  • 11,574enrollment
  • $20,465net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1510-1570SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA
Wellesley College
W
Wellesley, MA
Wellesley College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in New England

  • 2,534enrollment
  • $19,805net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Colby College
C
Waterville, ME
Colby College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in New England

  • 2,000enrollment
  • $19,592net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86*Avg GPA
Dartmouth College
D
Hanover, NH
Dartmouth College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#8 Best Value in New England

  • 6,572enrollment
  • $23,869net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Middlebury College
M
Middlebury, VT
Middlebury College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Value in New England

  • 2,611enrollment
  • $23,367net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA
Brown University
B
Providence, RI
Brown University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Value in New England

  • 10,257enrollment
  • $27,218net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA
Tufts University
T
Medford, MA
Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Value in New England

  • 11,586enrollment
  • $26,280net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1540SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Trinity College
T
Hartford, CT
Trinity College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#12 Best Value in New England

  • 2,235enrollment
  • $27,829net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1298-1450SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#13 Best Value in New England

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

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#14 Best Value in New England

  • 34,657enrollment
  • $29,479net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Value in New England

  • 3,357enrollment
  • $28,325net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
University of Connecticut
C
Storrs, CT
University of Connecticut

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Value in New England

  • 27,412enrollment
  • $20,042net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1410SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
University of Vermont
V
Burlington, VT
University of Vermont

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Value in New England

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Value in New England

  • 6,082enrollment
  • $30,841net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA