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2023 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts

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  1. #2 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Boston College

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    4 Year,

    CHESTNUT HILL, MA,

    1540 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 1540 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 26%,

    Net Price: $30,192,

    SAT Range: 1330-1500,

  2. #3 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Boston University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3504 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $29,154,

    SAT Range: 1310-1500,

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  4. #4 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    4 Year,

    CAMBRIDGE, MA,

    646 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 646 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $19,998,

    SAT Range: 1510-1580,

  5. #5 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Northeastern University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3601 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says School is what you make of it, right? So I feel what you put in is what you get out of it. No one really prepares you for college life. There is more busy work given in lower divisional classes than....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $37,738,

    SAT Range: 1410-1540,

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  7. #7 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Williams College

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSTOWN, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says TL;DR: Williams is one of the best schools out there, especially for economically underprivileged and/or international students. Apply even if you think you won’t get in!Financials: I am a recent alumnus from a foreign country who had to pay less than 3K per year(!) towards my education at Williams; the rest was covered by non-repayable Williams grants. The College...Academics: Williams is very strong because its professors take time to teach you the material. 1-1 teaching sessions, research work with professors is easily attainable because professors care about...Exit opportunities: plentiful, prosperous, and very accessible!.

    Read 305 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 15%,

    Net Price: $22,356,

    SAT Range: 1410-1550,

  8. #8 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Tufts University

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    4 Year,

    MEDFORD, MA,

    1031 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 1031 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $32,720,

    SAT Range: 1380-1530,

  9. #9 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    College of the Holy Cross

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    4 Year,

    WORCESTER, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Extremely competitive school from day 1. But - that fosters personal growth! Loved how many service-oriented opportunities there were. This was clearly a strong emphasis in the school's Jesuit...When HC says that faculty are there to help, it is not just an empty, overly-stated phrase. As an alum, I still reach out to faculty for advice on the job market and graduate school admissions. ....

    Read 553 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $32,061,

    SAT Range: 1290-1430,

  10. #11 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    University of Massachusetts - Amherst

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    4 Year,

    AMHERST, MA,

    3690 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The setting at UMass Amherst is wonderful. The environment is so beautiful with nature all around and spirited people. It is true when people call this place, Zoomass. But college is really what you....

    Read 3690 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 65%,

    Net Price: $22,505,

    SAT Range: 1200-1390,

  11. #15 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Clark University

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    4 Year,

    WORCESTER, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Clark has been a great place to go to school! Because it is small both in terms of population as well as campus size, the sense of community is very strong. There is always something to do on campus....

    Read 785 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 47%,

    Net Price: $30,617,

    SAT Range: 1150-1350,

  12. #16 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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    4 Year,

    WORCESTER, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Worcester polytechnic institute provides an incredible sense of community. Right off the bat, I was placed in an "insight group" that consisted of everyone on my floor of my dorm. This allowed me to....

    Read 735 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 59%,

    Net Price: $45,834,

    SAT Range: 1310-1480,

  13. #17 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Merrimack College

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    4 Year,

    NORTH ANDOVER, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The school is small and in a suburban location. It is a bit secluded and can seem a bit overwhelming at times. Though you are an uber ride away from the train station to Boston which makes for a fun....

    Read 610 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 82%,

    Net Price: $34,606,

    SAT Range: 930-1120,

  14. #19 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Wheaton College - Massachusetts

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    4 Year,

    NORTON, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I am so glad I went to Wheaton, particularly for the academic experience. I was a psychology major and my professors were mostly fantastic, inspiring and led thought-provoking discussions in almost....

    Read 671 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $28,518,

    SAT Range: 1180-1350,

  15. #21 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Stonehill College

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    4 Year,

    EASTON, MA,

    575 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 575 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $35,508,

    SAT Range: 1030-1230,

  16. #23 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Massachusetts.

    Gordon College

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    4 Year,

    WENHAM, MA,

    787 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 787 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $27,502,

    SAT Range: 1020-1280,

  17. Assumption University

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    4 Year,

    WORCESTER, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says For a small campus in the wealthy part of Worcester, the overall atmosphere is phenomenal! The student body is very welcoming and friendly, and I had no issue making friends right away. There are...Class sizes are usually less than or around 20 people and professors are truly motivated to help you succeed. Food at Taylor dining hall is fantastic and you can always treat yourself out to....

    Read 562 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $30,232,

  18. Western New England University

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    4 Year,

    SPRINGFIELD, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says This college is perfect for me, personally. It is definitely a good choice if you're looking for a smaller school and a very tight-knit community. Everybody on campus is genuinely nice, the classes....

    Read 792 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 89%,

    Net Price: $30,630,

    SAT Range: 1060-1250,

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