The price of education: Which Massachusetts schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Massachusetts residents pay the highest in-state tuition at MGH Institute of Health Professions, Amherst College and Tufts University, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Boston
1,215
$66,630
2
Amherst College
Amherst
1,836
$56,426
3
Tufts University
Medford
11,449
$56,382
4
Boston College
Hill
14,628
$55,464
5
Williams College
Williamstown
2,134
$55,450
6
Brandeis University
Waltham
5,721
$55,395
7
Bard College at Simon's Rock
Barrington
401
$55,082
8
Boston University
Boston
33,355
$53,948
9
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering
Needham
380
$53,736
10
Wellesley College
Wellesley
2,508
$53,732
11
College of the Holy Cross
Worcester
2,855
$52,770
12
Wheaton College
Norton
1,688
$52,626
13
Smith College
Northampton
2,918
$52,404
14
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
Brockton
258
$51,930
15
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge
11,466
$51,832
16
Hampshire College
Amherst
1,268
$51,668
17
Northeastern University
Boston
21,489
$51,522
18
Babson College
Wellesley
3,329
$51,104
19
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester
6,642
$50,530
20
Harvard University
Cambridge
31,120
$50,420
21
North Bennet Street School
Boston
154
$50,000
22
Mount Holyoke College
Hadley
2,334
$49,998
23
Bentley University
Waltham
5,543
$49,880
24
The New England Conservatory of Music
Boston
844
$48,750
25
Emerson College
Boston
4,459
$46,852
26
Clark University
Worcester
3,153
$45,730
27
Berklee College of Music
Boston
6,762
$44,140
28
Universal Technical Institute of Massachusetts Inc
Norwood
547
$43,950
29
Longy School of Music of Bard College
Cambridge
217
$42,865
30
Stonehill College
Easton
2,498
$42,746
31
Merrimack College
Andover
4,191
$41,760
32
Regis College
Weston
2,166
$41,015
33
Assumption College
Worcester
2,481
$40,958
34
Simmons College
Boston
6,283
$40,850
35
Hult International Business School
Cambridge
2,798
$40,650
36
Curry College
Milton
2,799
$40,070
37
Emmanuel College
Boston
2,083
$39,804
38
Dean College
Franklin
1,301
$39,434
39
Becker College
Worcester
1,892
$39,200
40
Suffolk University
Boston
7,201
$38,566
41
Anna Maria College
Paxton
1,445
$37,860
42
National Aviation Academy of New England
Concord
189
$37,500
43
Springfield College
Springfield
3,246
$37,444
44
Gordon College
Wenham
1,963
$37,400
45
Laboure College
Milton
870
$36,962
46
Western New England University
Springfield
3,776
$36,804
47
Lasell College
Newton
2,055
$36,000
48
College of Our Lady of the Elms
Chicopee
1,580
$35,788
49
American International College
Springfield
3,283
$35,680
50
Newbury College
Brookline
620
$35,540
51
Nichols College
Dudley
1,634
$35,000
52
Bay Path University
Longmeadow
3,298
$34,225
53
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Boston
4,457
$33,950
54
MCPHS University
Boston
7,208
$33,620
55
Montserrat College of Art
Beverly
368
$33,400
56
Endicott College
Beverly
4,795
$33,050
57
Pine Manor College
Hill
450
$31,660
58
Fisher College
Boston
1,923
$31,384
59
Hebrew College
Centre
181
$29,020
60
Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network
Boston
11,104
$28,706
61
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
Medford
281
$28,432
62
Lesley University
Cambridge
4,732
$27,975
63
Eastern Nazarene College
Quincy
848
$25,598
64
Saint John's Seminary
Brighton
178
$24,915
65
New England School of Photography
Waltham
71
$24,200
66
University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester
Worcester
1,095
$23,797
67
Salter College-Chicopee
Chicopee
15
$22,580
68
Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
Brookline
170
$22,490
69
Bay State College
Boston
717
$22,320
70
Boston Architectural College
Boston
695
$21,924
71
FINE Mortuary College
Norwood
99
$20,520
72
Bay State School of Technology
Canton
120
$19,265
73
Diman Regional Technical Institute
River
59
$18,745
74
Motoring Technical Training Institute
Seekonk
321
$18,150
75
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston
609
$17,550
76
Lincoln Technical Institute-Somerville
Somerville
272
$17,307
77
Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies
Springfield
978
$16,992
78
Branford Hall Career Institute-Springfield Campus
Springfield
252
$16,507
79
Salter College-West Boylston
Boylston
104
$16,100
80
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst
30,340
$15,887
81
Cambridge College
Boston
2,261
$15,588
82
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Lowell
18,315
$15,180
83
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Worcester
Worcester
215
$15,050
84
Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics
Woburn
161
$14,947
85
The Salter School-Malden Campus
Malden
259
$14,850
86
Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford
Bedford
16
$14,500
87
Southern Worcester County Regional Voc School District
Charlton
36
$14,500
88
Rob Roy Academy-Fall River
River
33
$14,500
89
Rob Roy Academy-Taunton
Taunton
26
$14,500
90
Rob Roy Academy-Worcester
Worcester
123
$14,500
91
Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus
Pittsfield
252
$14,274
92
Alexander Academy
Lunenburg
74
$14,250
93
University of Massachusetts-Boston
Boston
16,415
$14,167
94
Millennium Training Institute
Woburn
102
$14,095
95
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Dartmouth
8,406
$13,921
96
Blue Hills Regional Technical School
Canton
56
$13,800
97
Massachusetts School of Barbering
Quincy
61
$13,750
98
Empire Beauty School-Boston
Boston
160
$13,600
99
Empire Beauty School-Framingham
Framingham
51
$13,600
100
Empire Beauty School-Malden
Malden
91
$13,600
101
New England Hair Academy
Malden
180
$13,500
102
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston
2,064
$13,200
103
DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology
Springfield
27
$13,200
104
EINE Inc
Tewksbury
26
$13,200
105
Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute
Lowell
92
$13,090
106
Boston Baptist College
Boston
80
$12,600
107
Northpoint Bible College
Haverhill
365
$12,380
108
New England College of Business and Finance
Boston
1,175
$12,120
109
Mansfield Beauty Schools-Quincy
Quincy
35
$11,950
110
Mansfield Beauty Schools-Springfield
Springfield
21
$11,950
111
Spa Tech Institute-Ipswich
Ipswich
51
$11,750
112
Monty Tech
Fitchburg
40
$11,500
113
Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing
Billerica
42
$11,315
114
Southeastern Technical Institute
Easton
129
$11,125
115
Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
Bourne
87
$10,650
116
Salem State University
Salem
8,702
$10,642
117
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Massachusetts
Andover
449
$10,595
118
Assabet Valley Regional Technical School
Marlborough
49
$10,565
119
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Adams
1,588
$10,559
120
Framingham State University
Framingham
5,691
$10,520
121
Westfield State University
Westfield
6,237
$10,429
122
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater
11,019
$10,367
123
Fitchburg State University
Fitchburg
7,075
$10,354
124
Worcester State University
Worcester
6,434
$10,161
125
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Ludlow
Ludlow
138
$9,751
126
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Bay
1,780
$9,728
127
Spa Tech Institute-Plymouth
Plymouth
126
$9,550
128
Spa Tech Institute-Westboro
Westboro
95
$9,550
129
Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy
Medford
255
$8,020
130
Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School
Franklin
61
$7,545
131
Greater Lowell Technical School
Tyngsboro
79
$7,500
132
Urban College of Boston
Boston
812
$7,124
133
Quincy College
Quincy
5,343
$6,518
134
Middlesex Community College
Bedford
8,206
$6,110
135
Roxbury Community College
Crossing
1,928
$5,848
136
Quinsigamond Community College
Worcester
7,368
$5,586
137
Greenfield Community College
Greenfield
1,830
$5,570
138
Mount Wachusett Community College
Gardner
3,854
$5,548
139
Berkshire Community College
Pittsfield
1,847
$5,492
140
North Shore Community College
Danvers
6,087
$5,184
141
Northern Essex Community College
Haverhill
5,726
$5,136
142
Massachusetts Bay Community College
Hills
4,629
$5,088
143
Springfield Technical Community College
Springfield
5,343
$5,088
144
Cape Cod Community College
Barnstable
3,221
$5,064
145
Holyoke Community College
Holyoke
5,565
$4,902
146
Massasoit Community College
Brockton
7,154
$4,824
147
Bristol Community College
River
7,637
$4,776
148
Bunker Hill Community College
Boston
11,881
$4,464
149
Charles H McCann Technical School
Adams
33
$4,020
150
Jupiter Beauty Academy
Boston
193
$715

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Alexander Academy American International College Amherst College Anna Maria College Assabet Valley Regional Technical School Assumption College Babson College Bard College at Simon's Rock Bay Path University Bay State College Bay State School of Technology Becker College Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Bentley University Berklee College of Music Berkshire Community College Blue Hills Regional Technical School Boston Architectural College Boston Baptist College Boston College Boston University Brandeis University Branford Hall Career Institute-Springfield Campus Bridgewater State University Bristol Community College Bunker Hill Community College Cambridge College Cape Cod Community College Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics Charles H McCann Technical School Clark University College of Our Lady of the Elms College of the Holy Cross Curry College Dean College DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology Diman Regional Technical Institute Eastern Nazarene College EINE Inc Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy Emerson College Emmanuel College Empire Beauty School-Boston Empire Beauty School-Framingham Empire Beauty School-Malden Endicott College FINE Mortuary College Fisher College Fitchburg State University Framingham State University Franklin W Olin College of Engineering Gordon College Greater Lowell Technical School Greenfield Community College Hampshire College Harvard University Hebrew College Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Holyoke Community College Hult International Business School Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Ludlow Jupiter Beauty Academy Laboure College Lasell College Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Lesley University Lincoln Technical Institute-Somerville Longy School of Music of Bard College Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute Mansfield Beauty Schools-Quincy Mansfield Beauty Schools-Springfield Massachusetts Bay Community College Massachusetts College of Art and Design Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Maritime Academy Massachusetts School of Barbering Massasoit Community College MCPHS University Merrimack College MGH Institute of Health Professions Middlesex Community College Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus Millennium Training Institute Montserrat College of Art Monty Tech Motoring Technical Training Institute Mount Holyoke College Mount Wachusett Community College National Aviation Academy of New England New England College of Business and Finance New England Hair Academy New England School of Photography New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Massachusetts Newbury College Nichols College North Bennet Street School North Shore Community College Northeastern University Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network

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