The Best New England Small Colleges

The Best Small Colleges in New England for 2022

These are the top ranked small, public and private, four-year colleges in New England as ranked by CollegeSimply. These schools all have undergraduate enrollment under 3,000. Small colleges allow students a more intimate and personalized experience where it's more likely you will get to know your professors. Leading the list for 2022 is Amherst College. Learn how the Best Small Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


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Becker College
B
Worcester, MA
Becker College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#27 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,675enrollment
  • $32,838net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 20-31ACT range
  • 3.36Estimated Avg GPA

Saint Joseph's College of Maine
S
Standish, ME
 
Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Maine

  • 1,967enrollment
  • $27,979net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 908-983SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

American International College
A
Springfield, MA
 
American International College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#28 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 2,612enrollment
  • $20,876net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 890-1100SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 2.91Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Fisher College
F
Boston, MA
Fisher College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#29 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,419enrollment
  • $25,227net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 820-1060SAT range
  • 13-20ACT range
  • 2.6Avg GPA

Lasell College
L
Newton, MA
Lasell College

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

#30 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,951enrollment
  • $27,007net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Castleton State College
C
Castleton, VT
 
Castleton State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Vermont

  • 2,211enrollment
  • $17,528net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 940-1140SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.17Estimated Avg GPA