The price of education: Which 2-year Massachusetts schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?


Massachusetts residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Jupiter Beauty Academy, Charles H McCann Technical School and Bunker Hill Community College, according to an analysis of federal data.

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

Where do residents pay the lowest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Jupiter Beauty Academy
Boston
193
$715
2
Charles H McCann Technical School
Adams
33
$4,020
3
Bunker Hill Community College
Boston
11,881
$4,464
4
Bristol Community College
River
7,637
$4,776
5
Massasoit Community College
Brockton
7,154
$4,824
6
Holyoke Community College
Holyoke
5,565
$4,902
7
Cape Cod Community College
Barnstable
3,221
$5,064
8
Massachusetts Bay Community College
Hills
4,629
$5,088
9
Springfield Technical Community College
Springfield
5,343
$5,088
10
Northern Essex Community College
Haverhill
5,726
$5,136
11
North Shore Community College
Danvers
6,087
$5,184
12
Berkshire Community College
Pittsfield
1,847
$5,492
13
Mount Wachusett Community College
Gardner
3,854
$5,548
14
Greenfield Community College
Greenfield
1,830
$5,570
15
Quinsigamond Community College
Worcester
7,368
$5,586
16
Roxbury Community College
Crossing
1,928
$5,848
17
Middlesex Community College
Bedford
8,206
$6,110
18
Quincy College
Quincy
5,343
$6,518
19
Urban College of Boston
Boston
812
$7,124
20
Greater Lowell Technical School
Tyngsboro
79
$7,500
21
Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School
Franklin
61
$7,545
22
Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy
Medford
255
$8,020
23
Spa Tech Institute-Plymouth
Plymouth
126
$9,550
24
Spa Tech Institute-Westboro
Westboro
95
$9,550
25
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Ludlow
Ludlow
138
$9,751
26
Assabet Valley Regional Technical School
Marlborough
49
$10,565
27
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Massachusetts
Andover
449
$10,595
28
Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
Bourne
87
$10,650
29
Southeastern Technical Institute
Easton
129
$11,125
30
Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing
Billerica
42
$11,315
31
Monty Tech
Fitchburg
40
$11,500
32
Spa Tech Institute-Ipswich
Ipswich
51
$11,750
33
Mansfield Beauty Schools-Quincy
Quincy
35
$11,950
34
Mansfield Beauty Schools-Springfield
Springfield
21
$11,950
35
Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute
Lowell
92
$13,090
36
DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology
Springfield
27
$13,200
37
EINE Inc
Tewksbury
26
$13,200
38
New England Hair Academy
Malden
180
$13,500
39
Empire Beauty School-Boston
Boston
160
$13,600
40
Empire Beauty School-Framingham
Framingham
51
$13,600
41
Empire Beauty School-Malden
Malden
91
$13,600
42
Massachusetts School of Barbering
Quincy
61
$13,750
43
Blue Hills Regional Technical School
Canton
56
$13,800
44
Millennium Training Institute
Woburn
102
$14,095
45
Alexander Academy
Lunenburg
74
$14,250
46
Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus
Pittsfield
252
$14,274
47
Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford
Bedford
16
$14,500
48
Southern Worcester County Regional Voc School District
Charlton
36
$14,500
49
Rob Roy Academy-Fall River
River
33
$14,500
50
Rob Roy Academy-Taunton
Taunton
26
$14,500
51
Rob Roy Academy-Worcester
Worcester
123
$14,500
52
The Salter School-Malden Campus
Malden
259
$14,850
53
Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics
Woburn
161
$14,947
54
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Worcester
Worcester
215
$15,050
55
Salter College-West Boylston
Boylston
104
$16,100
56
Branford Hall Career Institute-Springfield Campus
Springfield
252
$16,507
57
Lincoln Technical Institute-Somerville
Somerville
272
$17,307
58
Motoring Technical Training Institute
Seekonk
321
$18,150
59
Diman Regional Technical Institute
River
59
$18,745
60
Bay State School of Technology
Canton
120
$19,265
61
FINE Mortuary College
Norwood
99
$20,520
62
Salter College-Chicopee
Chicopee
15
$22,580
63
New England School of Photography
Waltham
71
$24,200
64
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
Medford
281
$28,432
65
National Aviation Academy of New England
Concord
189
$37,500
66
Universal Technical Institute of Massachusetts Inc
Norwood
547
$43,950
67
North Bennet Street School
Boston
154
$50,000
68
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
Brockton
258
$51,930


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Organizations in this Story

Alexander Academy Assabet Valley Regional Technical School Bay State School of Technology Berkshire Community College Blue Hills Regional Technical School Branford Hall Career Institute-Springfield Campus Bristol Community College Bunker Hill Community College Cape Cod Community College Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics Charles H McCann Technical School DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology Diman Regional Technical Institute EINE Inc Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy Empire Beauty School-Boston Empire Beauty School-Framingham Empire Beauty School-Malden FINE Mortuary College Greater Lowell Technical School Greenfield Community College Holyoke Community College Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Ludlow Jupiter Beauty Academy Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Lincoln Technical Institute-Somerville Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute Mansfield Beauty Schools-Quincy Mansfield Beauty Schools-Springfield Massachusetts Bay Community College Massachusetts School of Barbering Massasoit Community College Middlesex Community College Mildred Elley-Pittsfield Campus Millennium Training Institute Monty Tech Motoring Technical Training Institute Mount Wachusett Community College National Aviation Academy of New England New England Hair Academy New England School of Photography New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Massachusetts North Bennet Street School North Shore Community College Northern Essex Community College Quincy College Quinsigamond Community College Rob Roy Academy-Fall River Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford Rob Roy Academy-Taunton Rob Roy Academy-Worcester Roxbury Community College Salter College-Chicopee Salter College-West Boylston Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing Southeastern Technical Institute Southern Worcester County Regional Voc School District Spa Tech Institute-Ipswich Spa Tech Institute-Plymouth Spa Tech Institute-Westboro Springfield Technical Community College The Salter School-Malden Campus Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Worcester Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School Universal Technical Institute of Massachusetts Inc Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School Urban College of Boston

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