List of Colleges in Boston

Boston is known around the world its outstanding colleges and universities, lead of course by well-known universities such as Harvard and MIT.  But as a matter of fact, there are over 70 great colleges in the Boston area and among them many world class institutions.  

The following list shows all colleges in the Boston area, listed by size (number of students).  To find a school that matches you best, please try out our college matching tool here.

School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Boston Unversity High Tuition Medium Selective Large College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Harvard University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Northeastern University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Bunker Hill Community College Low Tuition Somewhat Selective Large College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyContinued Education
University of Massachusetts Low Tuition Somewhat Selective Large College Metro Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate Degree
Boston College High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Location DegreeEmptyAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Bridgewater State University Low Tuition Somewhat Selective Large College Suburban Boston Location CertificateDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Tufts University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
MIT High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeDegreeEmpty
Salem State University Low Tuition SelectivityOne15x15 Large College Suburban Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Suffolk University Medium Tuition Somewhat Selective Large College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
MCPHS University Medium Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College City Location CertificateDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Northern Essex Community College Low Tuition Open Admission Medium Size College  Suburban Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyContinued Education
North Shore Community College Low Tuition Open Admission Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location CertificateAssociate Degree
Framingham State University Low Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Lesley University Medium Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Brandeis University High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Simmons College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Bentley University High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College Metro Boston Location CertificateDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Massachusetts Bay Community College Low Tuition Open Admission  Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Berklee College of Music High Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College City Location CertificateDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMS
Emerson College High Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMS
Quincy College Low Tuition Open Admission Medium Size College Metro Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Wentworth Institute of Technology Medium Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMS
Endicott College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Curry College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyDegreeEmpty
Babson College High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Cambridge College Low Tuition Open Admission Medium Size College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Merrimack College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMS
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Low Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College City Location CertificateDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Wellesley College High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's Degree
Roxbury Community College Low Tuition Open Admission Small College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Emmanuel College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Lasell College> Medium Tuition Somewhat Selective Small College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMS 
Gordon College Medium Tuition Medium Selectivity Small College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyDegreeEmpty
Regis College Medium Tuition Somewhat Selective Small College Metro Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Fisher College Medium Tuition Somewhat Selective Small College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's Degree
Amherst College High Tuition Very Selective Small College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's Degree
Wheelock College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Small College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Eastern Nazarene College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Small College Metro Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Bay State College Low Tuition Somewhat Selective Small College City Location DegreeEmptyAssociate DegreeBachelor's Degree 
Boston Architectural College Medium Tuition Open Admission Small College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's Degree
Newbury College> Medium Tuition Somewhat Selective Small College Metro Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's Degree
New England Law Boston High Tuition Somewhat Selective Small College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyJD DegreeLLM Degree
Hult International Business School High Tuition Very Selective Small College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMS
Labouré College Medium Tuition Somewhat Selective Small College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's Degree
Boston Conservatory High Tuition Very Selective Small College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education 
William James College Medium Tuition No Info Small College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston High Tuition Medium Selective Small College City Location CertificateDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
New England College of Optometry High Tuition No Info Small College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Low Tuition Open Admission Small College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's Degree
Massachusetts School of Law Low Tuition Somewhat Selective Small College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyJD Degree
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering High Tuition Very Selective Small College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's Degree
Pine Manor College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Small College Metro Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyDegreeEmpty
Urban College of Boston Low Tuition   Small College City Location CertificateAssociate DegreeDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Montserrat College of Art Medium Tuition Open Admission Small College Suburban Boston Location CertificateDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmpty
New England Conservatory High Tuition Very Selective Small College City Location CertificateDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Longy School of Music of Bard College Medium Tuition Moderate Selectivity Small College City Location CertificateDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis Low Tuition No Info Small College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Low Tuition  No Info Small College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeDegreeEmpty
Northpoint Bible College Low Tuition  Open Admission Small College Suburban Boston Location CertificateDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyDegreeEmpty 
Andover Newton Theological School Low Tuition  No Info Small College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeDegreeEmpty
Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Low Tuition  Open Admission Small College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyDegreeEmpty 
Hebrew College> Low Tuition Open Admission Small College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyContinued Education
Saint John's Seminary Low Tuition Open Admission Small College City Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeDegreeMSDegreeEmptyDegreeEmpty 
Boston Babtist College Low Tuition  Open Admission Small College Metro Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmpty
Episcopal Divinty School Low Tuition  No Info Small College City Location  DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeMSDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary Low Tuition  No Info Small College Metro Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyDegreeMSDegreeEmptyDegreeEmpty