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2024 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts

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  1. #3 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Williams College

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSTOWN, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am thoroughly enjoying my time at Williams. The academics are very challenging. Considering the school's reputation, and the fact that most students were the Valedictorian or Salutatorian at their....

    Read 314 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $14,487,

    SAT Range: 1410-1550,

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  4. #10 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    College of the Holy Cross

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    4 Year,

    WORCESTER, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Your first month at The College will have a shock factor. The schooling is hard. However, as a senior, looking back, I can say that I learned more than my friends at any other school did. The...As far as friends, if you’re considering coming to Holy Cross, you’ll make good friends. Chances are, you have a head on your shoulders and care a lot about your fellow student. The party scene is...As far as the administration, it’s the age-old tale of them trying to get a handle on us and us getting annoyed at them. They are overbearing and focused on trivial issues. They do, however, care....

    Read 582 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 43%,

    Net Price: $29,198,

    SAT Range: 1240-1420,

  5. #11 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Tufts University

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    4 Year,

    MEDFORD, MA,

    1070 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I think Tufts was a wonderful school that provided me leading opportunities I know I would not have achieved elsewhere. There are truly few places in the country where you can combine your loves for....

    Read 1070 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $31,630,

    SAT Range: 1440-1550,

  6. #12 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    University of Massachusetts Lowell

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    4 Year,

    LOWELL, MA,

    1438 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I vividly remember the first day I stepped onto the bustling campus of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, feeling a mixture of excitement and nervous anticipation. The sprawling greens and the....

    Read 1438 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $13,227,

    SAT Range: 1170-1340,

  7. #14 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Boston University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3617 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a sophomore finance major at Boston University, my academic journey has immersed me in the intricate world of financial management and analysis. The second year introduced a more focused...Camaraderie among fellow finance majors enriched my experience, fostering collaboration in study groups and projects. Engagement in finance-related extracurriculars expanded my network, offering....

    Read 3617 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $25,852,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

  8. #15 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

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    4 Year,

    AMHERST, MA,

    4613 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says As a student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, I’ve had a truly enriching experience. The student body is incredibly diverse, and I can always find people from all walks of life. This....

    Read 4613 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $17,291,

    SAT Range: 1250-1460,

  9. #16 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Northeastern University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3727 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Finishing up my first year, I can proudly say that I am enjoying my time at Northeastern and feel as though I am being set up for a successful future. My classes are rigorous and the professors are....

    Read 3727 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $38,927,

    SAT Range: 1430-1550,

  10. #17 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Stonehill College

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    4 Year,

    EASTON, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I like that it is a small community and the students are very friendly and welcoming. The staff is helpful and accommodating, and do their best to ensure that every student is supported. The dining....

    Read 598 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $31,467,

    SAT Range: 1030-1230,

  11. #18 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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    4 Year,

    WORCESTER, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Quality of professors and courses can vary greatly, some are excellent while others are lacking. The education is rather heavy in homework, so getting it done through the week is the best way to go....

    Read 778 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 60%,

    Net Price: $48,230,

    SAT Range: 1310-1480,

  12. #19 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1022 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says MCPHS is my first step into applying for medical school. The school gives great opportunities to students who are looking to go into the medical field. My experience at this school is great! What I....

    Read 1022 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 98%,

    Net Price: $38,390,

    SAT Range: 1090-1390,

  13. #20 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Wentworth Institute of Technology

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1028 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston Massachusetts is one of the most unique schools I have ever attended. Wentworth Institute of Technology or WIT for short; is primarily an engineering,....

    Read 1028 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 90%,

    Net Price: $32,430,

    SAT Range: 1140-1330,

  14. #21 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Worcester State University

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    4 Year,

    WORCESTER, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Other says Worcester state university is one of my favorite colleges to take extra courses from. I do a lot of off campus classes at other schools to add credit to my home school transcript and I found that WSU...The only issue is, I wish they would expand their STEM major offerings. Their majors are mostly catered towards future educators and people seeking to go into Economics. They also offer great credit....

    Read 606 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 89%,

    Net Price: $12,853,

    SAT Range: 1030-1190,

  15. #22 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Bridgewater State University

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    4 Year,

    BRIDGEWATER, MA,

    1221 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The professors are always willing to engage and communicate with the students at all times, and are willing to create a teaching environment that intrigues the student. They always go above and....

    Read 1221 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 86%,

    Net Price: $12,744,

    SAT Range: 1010-1200,

  16. #23 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    University of Massachusetts Boston

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1454 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Most staff members are genuinely really nice and understanding, though some departments have notoriously underqualified professors (especially the math department). There are a range of courses offered, so you can try a lot of different things and maybe even discover more about yourself! I always knew I was interested in cinema, for example, but I am taking...The campus is pretty small, so it's hard to get lost (even for someone like me, who is really bad with directions). It's also really pretty, it has an ocean view and there's so many cute squirrels...The university also prides itself in being one of the most diverse in the country, and it's so nice talking to so many people from different walks of life..

    Read 1454 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $17,575,

    SAT Range: 1060-1280,

  17. #24 Best Value Colleges in Massachusetts.

    Fitchburg State University

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    4 Year,

    FITCHBURG, MA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says from the teachers to the students to the challenging curriculum. FITCHBURG STATE UNIVERSITY integrates compassion into their teaching standards, emphasizes the importance of values, and builds...For me it's a Big school, it allows for a lower student to teacher ratio, giving students more confidence, engage in group activities, and opportunities for one-on-one time with the teachers. ... Teachers are passionate about seeing their students succeed. They are so great about sharing moments of pride. their good behaviors and achievements; and do it in a very respectful, approachable...Great team – great school!.

    Read 735 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $16,862,

    SAT Range: 980-1180,

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