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Colleges in the Boston Area

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  1. #1 Best Colleges in Boston Area.

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    4 Year,

    CAMBRIDGE, MA,

    643 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Currently reaching near the middle of my time here, and this school truly works you to the bone. The baseline of this place is that everyone is very smart. Some are decently smart and work hard...The students are very diverse. Some come in "normal", others finally get to truly express the weird and unique that they've been suppressing their whole lives. The campus is extremely welcoming and...The academics are exceedingly difficult by content and pace. The problem set difficulty are elevated beyond a typical school's, and they force you to collaborate with others. Everyone must...I was finally able to satisfy my love for learning here. Truly an amazing and unique school!.

    Read 643 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $19,998,

    SAT Range: 1510-1580,

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  3. #4 Best Colleges in Boston Area.

    Tufts University

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    4 Year,

    MEDFORD, MA,

    1030 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I am a junior at Tufts and I have so much love for this school even though I was a freshman during Covid, when student life was significantly less exciting that usual. Every semester I grow more....

    Read 1030 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $32,720,

    SAT Range: 1380-1530,

  4. #5 Best Colleges in Boston Area.

    Boston College

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    4 Year,

    CHESTNUT HILL, MA,

    1537 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved BC. It provided me with a top-notch education in the humanities, and I will continue to stay in touch with many of my professors even as a graduate. BC also provided me with the resources to...The party scene was pretty great, and as long as you join a club or sport, you should have no problem finding an upperclassman to host you. Many students are, alas, quite “basic” and superficial,...My biggest complaint is the administration. Other reviewers are unfortunately not being overdramatic by saying that the highest levels of administration don’t legitimately care about students’....

    Read 1537 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 26%,

    Net Price: $30,192,

    SAT Range: 1330-1500,

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  6. #7 Best Colleges in Boston Area.

    Boston University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3491 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Boston University is one of the best universities in the nation! The students welcome you with open arms and are eager to meet new people from different year levels, so it is very easy for people to....

    Read 3491 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $29,154,

    SAT Range: 1310-1500,

  7. #15 Best Colleges in Boston Area.

    Berklee College of Music

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1136 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The environment of Boston, specifically of Berklee and Boston Conservatroy at Berklee, are unlike any other "campus" I've stepped onto. Being in the middle of such a vibrant city is like nothing...Like all schools though, especially with musicians, administration does not run as smoothly as I, and many of my peers, believe it should. That being said, I do not regret my decision to attend this school in the slightest!.

    Read 1136 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 52%,

    Net Price: $42,952,

  8. #16 Best Colleges in Boston Area.

    Stonehill College

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    4 Year,

    EASTON, MA,

    574 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I’ve been enjoying my time here!Academically: professors are awesome. The work can range in how challenging it is but its all manageable.Socially: it’s an awesome balance for me! I’ve found friends through living on campus, my classes, engaging in activities on campus, etc. The campus culture is polite. Campus can be quiet especially...Area: the surrounding area is suburban. There are some restaurants/businesses to explore but ultimately it’s quiet. I wish we were close to Boston sometimes, but I ultimately feel at home on my cozy...If I could change anything, I think counseling services could use more staff, diversity/inclusion needs to be more of a priority, and the food could use some improvements..

    Read 574 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $35,508,

    SAT Range: 1030-1230,

  9. #17 Best Colleges in Boston Area.

    University of Massachusetts Boston

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1362 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I have liked my experience so far at UMass Boston. I signed up to participate in the Freshmen Success Community (FSC) and it has opened so many doors for me. It has allowed for me to be able to be a....

    Read 1362 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $17,231,

    SAT Range: 1040-1220,

  10. #19 Best Colleges in Boston Area.

    Gordon College

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    4 Year,

    WENHAM, MA,

    776 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love Gordon College so far! I would say the community is one of the best aspect of Gordon College. I was quite impressed by how they welcomed new people because when I first came in, the people...Lastly, I would say the campus is very safe since Gordon's policies are extremely present and willing to assist students at any time. The polices are going to come when an emergency happens. As a result, as a Gordon student, I would highly recommend other students to join Gordon college without any hesitation..

    Read 776 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $27,502,

    SAT Range: 1020-1280,

  11. Lasell University

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    4 Year,

    NEWTON, MA,

    551 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Lasell University has truly been such a wonderful community and a home to have been part of for my first two years here! This school has provided me with the most amazing opportunities and industry....

    Read 551 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $27,007,

    SAT Range: 980-1180,

  12. #4 Best Community Colleges in Boston Area.

    Massachusetts Bay Community College

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    2 Year,

    WELLESLEY HILLS, MA,

    272 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says MassBay was the first school I'd attended after dropping out of high school for physical & mental health reasons. I was nervous at first, as I was used to schools overlooking my needs, or making...This isn't the case at MassBay.My first in-person class was with Prof. Keegan, with whom I didn't even NEED to request accommodations, because he was so good about putting everything on Blackboard by default! I'm having a...MassBay's teachers are passionate about what they do, and I feel like they actually care about my success. Missing classes due to my health is no longer a "death sentence" for me. I'm not falling....

    Read 272 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $9,042,

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