STEM Colleges in Boston

 STEM Facts

Area

Average Wage

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

$94,680

Mathematical Science Occupations

$174,230

Mechanical Engineer

$93,630

Electrical Engineer

$113,270

Software Developers

$105,620

Growth Range

More Info

-4%  to  +23%

School Website

Source: Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards

STEM education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics and is considered an area with high demand and good salaries.   For most  majors,  job security has been good and there are generally plenty of advancement opportunities.

STEM majors vary from school to school but generally include the following:

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Engineering
  • Earth sciences
  • Health sciences
  • Information technology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

 

STEM Colleges in Boston - Four-Year Colleges and Universities

Following are four-year STEM colleges and universities in the Boston, comparing cost, selectivity, size, location and degrees available. The colleges are listed by the number of students attending, not rank. Please click the name for more information. Make sure to check out other great colleges in the Boston area with our matching tools.

 

School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Engineering Degrees
Boston Unversity High Tuition Medium Selective Large College City Boston Location  DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Biomedical, Computer, Electrical, Materials, Mechanical
Harvard University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Applied Physics, Biomedical, General, Software
Northeastern University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, General, Industrial, Mechanical 
MIT High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Architecture, Biomedical, Computer and Information Sciences, Aerospace, Mathematics, Statistics, Bioengineering, Chemical, Civil, Environmental Engineering,  Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering
Tufts University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Bioengineering, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Management   
Suffolk University Medium Tuition Somewhat Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's Degrees
Popular: Environmental, General
Wentworth Institute of Technology Medium Tuition Medium Selective PeopleTwo30x15 City Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Popular: Civil, Computer, Construction, Electro Mechanical, Electrical, General
Merrimack College Medium Tuition Medium Selective PeopleTwo30x15 Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's Degrees
Popular: Civil, Electrical, General
Eastern Nazarene College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Small College City Boston Location

DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's Degrees
Popular: Computer, Electrical

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering High Tuition Very Selective Small College LocationMetro60x15

DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's Degrees
Popular: Electrical, General, Mechanical

 

STEM Colleges in Boston - Graduate Schools

Following are the Boston graduate STEM colleges ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information.

School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Engineering Degrees
Boston Unversity High Tuition Medium Selective Large College City Boston Location  DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Biomedical, Computer, Electrical, Materials, Mechanical
Harvard University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Applied Physics, Biomedical, General, Software
Northeastern University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, General, Industrial, Mechanical 
MIT High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Aerospace, Bioengineering, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Materials, Mechanical, Nuclear, Systems, Transportation/Highway
Tufts University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Popular: Bioengineering, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Management   
Wentworth Institute of Technology Medium Tuition Medium Selective  Medium Size College City Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's Degrees
Popular: Civil, Computer, Construction, Electro Mechanical, Electrical, General
Merrimack College Medium Tuition  Medium Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's Degrees
Popular: Civil, Electrical, General

 

STEM Colleges in Boston - Two-Year Colleges

Following are the  Boston two-year STEM colleges ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information.

School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Engineering Degrees
Bunker Hill Community College Low Tuition Open Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate Degrees
Popular: Electrical, General
North Shore Community College Low Tuition Open PeopleTwo30x15 Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate Degrees
Popular: Communications, General, Manufacturing
Northern Essex Community College Low Tuition Open PeopleTwo30x15 Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate Degrees
Popular: Communications, Computer, Electrical, General, Mechanical
Massachusetts Bay Community College Low Tuition Open PeopleTwo30x15 Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate Degrees
Popular: Environmental, General, Mechanical
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Low Tuition Open Small College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate Degrees
Popular: Electrical, Mechanical
Roxbury Community College Low Tuition Open Small College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate Degrees
Popular:General, Mechanical