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2020 Guide to Colleges in Massachusetts

If you’re looking for a great school where you can get a quality education, you may want to consider one of the many colleges and universities in Massachusetts. The state is home to several institutions of higher learning, 70 of which are ranked in College Factual’s 2020 analysis.

Best Colleges in Massachusetts

crest image Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Located in Cambridge in what is generally considered a city setting, MIT is ranked #1 in the state of Massachusetts. MIT supports roughly 4,700 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 3 to 1.

Learn more about Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

crest image Harvard University

Located in Cambridge in what is generally considered a city setting, Harvard is ranked #2 in the state of Massachusetts. Harvard supports roughly 13,800 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Learn more about Harvard University.

crest image Williams College

Located in Williamstown in what is generally considered a small town setting, Williams is ranked #3 in the state of Massachusetts. Williams supports roughly 2,200 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Learn more about Williams College.

crest image College of the Holy Cross

Located in Worcester in what is generally considered a city setting, Holy Cross is ranked #4 in the state of Massachusetts. Holy Cross supports roughly 2,800 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Learn more about College of the Holy Cross.

crest image Amherst College

Located in Amherst in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Amherst is ranked #5 in the state of Massachusetts. Amherst supports roughly 1,900 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Learn more about Amherst College.

crest image Olin College

Located in Needham in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Olin College is ranked #6 in the state of Massachusetts. Olin College supports roughly 400 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Learn more about Olin College.

crest image Babson College

Located in Wellesley in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Babson College is ranked #7 in the state of Massachusetts. Babson College supports roughly 2,400 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Learn more about Babson College.

crest image Wellesley College

Located in Wellesley in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Wellesley is ranked #8 in the state of Massachusetts. Wellesley supports roughly 2,700 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Learn more about Wellesley College.

crest image Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Located in Worcester in what is generally considered a city setting, WPI is ranked #9 in the state of Massachusetts. WPI supports roughly 4,700 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Learn more about Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

crest image Tufts University

Located in Medford in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Tufts is ranked #10 in the state of Massachusetts. Tufts supports roughly 6,000 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Learn more about Tufts University.

See the full list of ranked colleges in Massachusetts.