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Boston Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Boston Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Boston, Massachusetts

There are at least 38 colleges in Boston, listed and described below. These schools represent 126,895 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 106,749 full-time students, and a reported 28,595 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Boston University, Northeastern University, University of Massachusetts-Boston and Suffolk University. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Boston University, Emerson College or Northeastern University.

We also provide an extensive list of Massachusetts Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Boston.
  • Housing and buildings in Boston tend to be older than other areas.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Boston.

Featured Colleges in the Boston Area (QuickSchools™)

 
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Boston Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

New England College of Business and Finance
10 High St Ste 204
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Philosophy and religious studies, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1158
  • In-State Tuition: 10400
  • Out-of-State tuition: 10400

Boston Architectural College
320 Newbury Street
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Architecture and related services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 770
  • In-State Tuition: 21823
  • Out-of-State tuition: 21823

Bunker Hill Community College
250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 13142
  • In-State Tuition: 576
  • Out-of-State tuition: 5520

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
41 Berkeley St
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Construction trades, Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 596
  • In-State Tuition: 16950
  • Out-of-State tuition: 16950

North Bennet Street School
150 North Street
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Construction trades, Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians, Precision production
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 161

Urban College of Boston
178 Tremont St 7th Fl
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Education, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Public administration and social service professions
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 879
  • In-State Tuition: 7104
  • Out-of-State tuition: 7104

Bay State College
122 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Education, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1069
  • In-State Tuition: 21024
  • Out-of-State tuition: 21024

Empire Beauty School-Boston
30 West Street
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 202

Jupiter Beauty Academy
15-17 Freeport Way
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 127

American Academy of Personal Training-Boston Campus
561 Boylston Street
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 49

Colleges in Boston with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Boston Baptist College
950 Metropolitan Ave
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Theology and religious vocations
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Baptist
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 85
  • In-State Tuition: 11400
  • Out-of-State tuition: 11400

Berklee College of Music
1140 Boylston St
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Education, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 5289
  • In-State Tuition: 38940
  • Out-of-State tuition: 38940

The Boston Conservatory
8 The Fenway
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 798
  • In-State Tuition: 41560
  • Out-of-State tuition: 41560

Emerson College
120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Education, English language and literature/letters, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 4479
  • In-State Tuition: 39312
  • Out-of-State tuition: 39312

Emmanuel College
400 The Fenway
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Education, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2201
  • In-State Tuition: 36284
  • Out-of-State tuition: 36284

Fisher College
118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Legal professions and studies, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, Psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1959
  • In-State Tuition: 27947
  • Out-of-State tuition: 27947

University of Massachusetts-Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 17030
  • In-State Tuition: 1714
  • Out-of-State tuition: 9758

MCPHS University
179 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Biological and biomedical sciences, Physical sciences, Psychology, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 7074
  • In-State Tuition: 29600
  • Out-of-State tuition: 29600

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
621 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Architecture and related services, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Education, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1990
  • In-State Tuition: 11725
  • Out-of-State tuition: 31225

MGH Institute of Health Professions
36 1st Avenue
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1112
  • In-State Tuition: 41800
  • Out-of-State tuition: 41800

School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston
230 The Fenway
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Education, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 492
  • In-State Tuition: 39928
  • Out-of-State tuition: 39928

The New England Conservatory of Music
290 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 789
  • In-State Tuition: 42600
  • Out-of-State tuition: 42600

New England College of Optometry
424 Beacon St
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Biological and biomedical sciences, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 511

New England Law-Boston
154 Stuart St
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Doctors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 688

New England School of Photography
537 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 60
  • In-State Tuition: 24000
  • Out-of-State tuition: 24000

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 19940
  • In-State Tuition: 44620
  • Out-of-State tuition: 44620

Simmons College
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 5662
  • In-State Tuition: 36320
  • Out-of-State tuition: 36320

Suffolk University
8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 7922
  • In-State Tuition: 33800
  • Out-of-State tuition: 33800

Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Architecture and related services, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Construction trades, Visual and performing arts, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 4576
  • In-State Tuition: 30760
  • Out-of-State tuition: 30760

Wheelock College
200 Riverway
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Education, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Mathematics and statistics, Psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1169
  • In-State Tuition: 32625
  • Out-of-State tuition: 32625

Massachusetts General Hospital Dietetic Internship
Fruit St
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 21

Boston University
One Silber Way
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 32158
  • In-State Tuition: 47422
  • Out-of-State tuition: 47422

Northeastern University Global Network
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 10479
  • In-State Tuition: 16470
  • Out-of-State tuition: 16470
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