Top Rated Massachusetts Colleges

The The Best Colleges in Massachusetts for 2020

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in Massachusetts. Leading the rankings for 2020 as the highest ranked college in Massachusetts is Harvard University and the top rated public state college is University of Massachusetts Amherst. The CollegeSimply rankings factor academic difficulty, acceptance rate and graduation outcomes. Ranking methodology is detailed on our data discussion page.

78 results found

Springfield College
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Springfield, MA
Springfield College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,139enrollment
  • $28,453net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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Emmanuel College
E
Boston, MA
Emmanuel College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 2,209enrollment
  • $31,448net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1280SAT range
  • 24-27ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Wentworth Institute of Technology
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Boston, MA
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#21 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 4,516enrollment
  • $37,656net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 2.99Avg GPA
University of Massachusetts Lowell
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Lowell, MA
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 18,242enrollment
  • $18,375net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
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Lesley University
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Cambridge, MA
Lesley University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 4,838enrollment
  • $31,298net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 940-1290SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
M
Boston, MA
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#23 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 7,064enrollment
  • $38,708net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.52*Avg GPA
Western New England University
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Springfield, MA
Western New England University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#24 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,780enrollment
  • $30,305net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
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North Adams, MA
 
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 1,452enrollment
  • $16,553net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 990-1230SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
College of Our Lady of the Elms
O
Chicopee, MA
College of Our Lady of the Elms

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#25 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,531enrollment
  • $21,573net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA
Eastern Nazarene College
E
Quincy, MA
 
Eastern Nazarene College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#26 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 848enrollment
  • $19,598net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 920-1190SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
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Massachusetts Maritime Academy
M
Buzzards Bay, MA
Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 1,802enrollment
  • $14,538net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Suffolk University
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Boston, MA
Suffolk University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#27 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 7,186enrollment
  • $31,722net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
M
North Dartmouth, MA
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 8,513enrollment
  • $18,184net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA
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Westfield State University
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Westfield, MA
Westfield State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 6,100enrollment
  • $15,967net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.08Avg GPA
Framingham State University
F
Framingham, MA
Framingham State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 5,565enrollment
  • $19,312net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA
Lasell College
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Newton, MA
Lasell College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#28 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 2,060enrollment
  • $28,441net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 16-25ACT range
  • 2.83Avg GPA
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Dean College
D
Franklin, MA
Dean College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#29 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,320enrollment
  • $31,199net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 2.4Avg GPA
Becker College
B
Worcester, MA
 
Becker College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#30 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,839enrollment
  • $33,344net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA