Top Boston Colleges

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Boston is probably best-know for its top universities such as Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, but in fact, there are many wonderful colleges and universities in the Boston area and many of them are nationally recognized leaders, like liberal arts colleges Amherst and Wellesley or top notch business schools like Bentley and Babson.

Top Boston Colleges and Universities - Overview

Below is a selection of top ranked colleges and universities in the Boston area comparing cost, selectivity, size, location and degrees available. The colleges are listed by the number of students attending not rank. For a complete list of Boston colleges, click here. Make sure to check out other great colleges in the Boston area with our matching tools.

 

 

Top Boston Colleges for Science

The following list of top Boston science colleges is ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston science colleges, click here.

 

Top Boston Colleges for Engineering

Following are the top engineerinBoston engineering colleges ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston education colleges, click here.

School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
MIT High Tuition Very Selective PeopleThree45x15 City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Tufts University High Tuition Very Selective PeopleThree45x15 City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Northeastern University High Tuition Very Selective PeopleThree45x15 City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering High Tuition Very Selective PeopleThree45x15 LocationMetro60x15 DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's Degrees

 

Top Boston Colleges for Computer Science

Following are the top computer science colleges in Boston ordered by school size not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston computer science colleges click here.

 

Top Boston Colleges for Liberal Arts

Following are the top liberal arts colleges in Boston ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston liberal arts colleges click here.

School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Wellesley College High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's Degrees
Gordon College Medium Tuition Medium Selectivity Small College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's Degrees
Amherst College High Tuition Very Selective Small College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's Degrees

 

Top Boston Colleges for Education

Following are the top education colleges ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston education colleges click here.

 

Top Boston Colleges for Fine Art

Following are the top art schools in Boston ordered by school size.  Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston Art Schools and colleges click here.

 

Top Boston Colleges for Music

Following are the top music schools in Boston ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston music schools, click here.

School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Berklee College of Music High Tuition SelectivityTwo30x15 Medium Size College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesNot offeredCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesNot offeredCollege Has Continued Education Classes
New England Conservatory High Tuition Very Selective  Small College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Boston Conservatory High Tuition Very Selective Small College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Has Continued Education Classes

 

Top Boston Colleges for Business

Following area the top graduate business schools in Boston ordered by school size.  For a complete list of Boston business schools please click here or try the matching tools.  

 

Top Boston Boston Colleges for Medicine

Following are the top medical schools in Boston ordered by school size.  For a complete list of Boston area health and medical schools please click here.

 

Top Boston Colleges for Law Studies

Following are the top law schools in Boston ordered by school size.  For a complete list of Boston area law schools please click here.

School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Harvard School of Law High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College City Boston Location Offers JD DegreeOffers LLM DegreeOffers SJD Degree
Boston College Law School High Tuition Very Selective Small College  City Boston Location Offers JD DegreeOffers LLM Degree
Boston University Law School High Tuition Very Selective Small College Metro Boston Locastion Offers JD DegreeOffers LLM Degree