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Boston is probably best-know for its top universities such as Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, but in fact, there are many wonderful colleges and universities in the Boston area and many of them are nationally recognized leaders, like liberal arts colleges Amherst and Wellesley or top notch business schools like Bentley and Babson.

Top Boston Colleges and Universities - Overview

Below is a selection of top ranked colleges and universities in the Boston area comparing cost, selectivity, size, location and degrees available. The colleges are listed by the number of students attending not rank. For a complete list of Boston colleges, click here. Make sure to check out other great colleges in the Boston area with our matching tools.

 

 

Top Boston Colleges for Science

The following list of top Boston science colleges is ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston science colleges, click here.

  School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Info19x19 Harvard University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 Northeastern University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 Boston College High Tuition Very Selective Large College LocationMetro60x15  DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 MIT High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesDegreeEmpty
Info19x19 Tufts University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 Brandeis University High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeCollege Grants Master's DegreesDoctorate DegreeContinued Education

 

Top Boston Colleges for Engineering

Following are the top engineerinBoston engineering colleges ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston education colleges, click here.

  School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Info19x19 MIT High Tuition Very Selective PeopleThree45x15 City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Info19x19 Tufts University High Tuition Very Selective PeopleThree45x15 City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 Northeastern University High Tuition Very Selective PeopleThree45x15 City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 Olin College of Engineering High Tuition Very Selective PeopleThree45x15 LocationMetro60x15 DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's Degrees

 

Top Boston Colleges for Computer Science

Following are the top computer science colleges in Boston ordered by school size not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston computer science colleges click here.

  School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Info19x19  Boston Unversity High Tuition Medium Selective Large College City Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeCollege Grants Master's DegreesDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Info19x19  Harvard University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 Northeastern University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 MIT High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Info19x19 Tufts University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate Degrees
Info19x19  Brandeis University High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeCollege Grants Master's DegreesDoctorate DegreeContinued Education

 

Top Boston Colleges for Liberal Arts

Following are the top liberal arts colleges in Boston ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston liberal arts colleges click here.

  School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Info19x19 Wellesley College High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's Degrees
Info19x19  Gordon College Medium Tuition Medium Selectivity Small College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's Degrees
Info19x19  Amherst College High Tuition Very Selective Small College Suburban Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's Degrees

 

Top Boston Colleges for Education

Following are the top education colleges ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston education colleges click here.

  School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Info19x19  Boston Unversity High Tuition Medium Selective Large College City Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeCollege Grants Master's DegreesDoctorate DegreeContinued Education
Info19x19 University of Massachusetts Low Tuition Medium Selective Large College Metro Boston Location CertificateAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeCollege Grants Master's DegreesDoctorate Degree
Info19x19 Harvard University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 Boston College High Tuition Very Selective Large College LocationMetro60x15  DegreeEmptyCollege Grants Associate DegreesCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesCollege Grants Doctorate DegreesCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 Simmons College Medium Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyBachelor's DegreeCollege Grants Master's DegreesDoctorate DegreeContinued Education

 

Top Boston Colleges for Fine Art

Following are the top art schools in Boston ordered by school size.  Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston Art Schools and colleges click here.

  School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Info19x19 Massachusetts College of Art and Design DollarOne15x15 Medium Selective Medium Size College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston High Tuition Medium Selective Small College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Has Continued Education Classes

 

Top Boston Colleges for Music

Following are the top music schools in Boston ordered by school size, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For a complete list of Boston music schools, click here.

  School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Info19x19 Berklee College of Music High Tuition SelectivityTwo30x15 Medium Size College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesNot offeredCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesNot offeredCollege Has Continued Education Classes
Info19x19 New England Conservatory High Tuition Very Selective  Small College City Boston Location College Grants Certificate DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Has Continued Education Classes
 Info19x19 Boston Conservatory High Tuition Very Selective Small College City Boston Location DegreeEmptyDegreeEmptyCollege Grants Bachelor's DegreesCollege Grants Master's DegreesDegreeEmptyCollege Has Continued Education Classes

 

Top Boston Colleges for Business

Following area the top graduate business schools in Boston ordered by school size.  For a complete list of Boston business schools please click here or try the matching tools.  

 

Top Boston Boston Colleges for Medicine

Following are the top medical schools in Boston ordered by school size.  For a complete list of Boston area health and medical schools please click here.

  School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Info19x19 Harvard Medical School High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College City Boston Location Not offeredNot offeredNot offeredNot offeredDoctorate Degree
Info19x19 Tufts University School of Medicine High Tuition Very Selective Small College City Boston Location Not offeredNot offeredNot offeredNot offeredDoctorate Degree 
Info19x19 Boston University School of Medicine High Tuition Very Selective  Small College City Boston Location Not offeredNot offeredNot offeredNot offeredDoctorate Degree

 

Top Boston Colleges for Law Studies

Following are the top law schools in Boston ordered by school size.  For a complete list of Boston area law schools please click here.

  School Tuition Selectivity Size Location Degrees
Info19x19 Harvard School of Law High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College City Boston Location Offers JD DegreeOffers LLM DegreeOffers SJD Degree
Info19x19 Boston College Law School High Tuition Very Selective Small College  City Boston Location Offers JD DegreeOffers LLM Degree
Info19x19  Boston University Law School High Tuition Very Selective Small College Metro Boston Locastion Offers JD DegreeOffers LLM Degree