Best Colleges in Massachusetts

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SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) March 15, 2017 – Leading career and higher education resource provider has ranked the best four-year and two-year colleges in Massachusetts for 2017. Of the 50 four-year schools that were ranked, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wellesley College, Simmons College and Tufts University finished as the top five institutions. Out of the 16 two-year schools included on the list, Bunker Hill Community College, Cape Cod Community College, Mount Wachusett Community College, Middlesex Community College and Quinsigamond Community College ranked highest. A complete list of schools is included below.

“Massachusetts is well-known for its outstanding colleges, and the schools on our list are no exception,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of “The data we’ve analyzed shows these schools have committed to providing quality programs that truly benefit students in their post-college careers.”

Schools who are on Massachusetts’ “Best Colleges” list must be institutionally accredited and not-for-profit. Each college is also scored based on statistics that include such criteria as availability of career counseling services, student/teacher ratio, graduation rate and financial aid availability, as well as alumni earnings 10 years post-graduation.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Best Colleges in Massachusetts” list, visit:

Massachusetts’ Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • American International College
  • Amherst College
  • Anna Maria College
  • Assumption College
  • Bay Path University
  • Bentley University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Clark University
  • College of Our Lady of the Elms
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Curry College
  • Eastern Nazarene College
  • Emerson College
  • Emmanuel College
  • Endicott College
  • Fitchburg State University
  • Gordon College
  • Harvard University
  • Lesley University
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MCPHS University
  • Merrimack College
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Nichols College
  • Northeastern University
  • Pine Manor College
  • Regis College
  • Simmons College
  • Smith College
  • Springfield College
  • Stonehill College
  • Suffolk University
  • The New England Conservatory of Music
  • Tufts University
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell
  • Wellesley College
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Western New England University
  • Westfield State University
  • Wheaton College
  • Wheelock College
  • Williams College
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Worcester State University
Massachusetts’ Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Berkshire Community College
  • Bristol Community College
  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • Cape Cod Community College
  • Greenfield Community College
  • Holyoke Community College
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College
  • Massasoit Community College
  • Middlesex Community College
  • Mount Wachusett Community College
  • North Shore Community College
  • Northern Essex Community College
  • Quincy College
  • Quinsigamond Community College
  • Roxbury Community College
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