Best Massachusetts Community Colleges (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 27 community colleges serving 83,626 students in Massachusetts (16 public colleges and 11 private colleges).
For Massachusetts community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,424 per year for in-state students and $9,401 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $30,266 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Roxbury Community College, Bay Path University and Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.
The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 45% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MA) School Average
Asian
6%
Hispanic
16%
Black
13%
White
55%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
5%
MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Massachusetts Community Colleges (2023)

College
Location
Students
Bay Path University
Private not-for-profit
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106
(413) 565-1000
| 3,224 students
Bay State College
Bay State College Photo
Private for-profit
31 St. James Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 217-9000
| 691 students
FINE Mortuary College
Private for-profit
150 Kerry Place
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-1211
| 100 students
Laboure College
Private not-for-profit
303 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
(617) 296-8300
| 1,188 students
Lasell University
Lasell University Photo
Private not-for-profit
1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02466
(617) 243-2000
| 1,951 students
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
Private not-for-profit
170 Governors Ave
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 306-6600
| 288 students
50 Oakland St
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
(781) 239-3000
| 3,762 students
Roxbury Community College
Public
1234 Columbus Ave
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
(617) 427-0060
| 1,200 students
Bard College at Simon's Rock
Private not-for-profit
84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 644-4400
| 343 students
Becker College
Private not-for-profit
61 Sever St
Worcester, MA 01609
(877) 523-2537
| 1,675 students
Berkshire Community College
Berkshire Community College Photo
Public
1350 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-4660
| 1,465 students
Bristol Community College
Public
777 Elsbree St
Fall River, MA 02720
(774) 357-2811
| 6,256 students
Bunker Hill Community College
Public
250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, MA 02129
(617) 228-2000
| 9,924 students
Cape Cod Community College
Public
2240 Iyannough Rd
West Barnstable, MA 02668
(508) 362-2131
| 2,710 students
Dean College
Private not-for-profit
99 Main Street
Franklin, MA 02038
(508) 541-1900
| 1,180 students
Fisher College
Fisher College Photo - Located in the heart of Boston's historic Back Bay neighborhood, Fisher College provides students a unique learning experience. From internships on Newbury Street to experiential learning in our brand new biology lab, students graduate Fisher with a resume ready to hit the ground running. We are Fisher College - it's nice to meet you!
Private, non-profit
118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 236-8800
| 1,628 students
Greenfield Community College
Public
One College Dr
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 775-1000
| 1,620 students
Holyoke Community College
Public
303 Homestead Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 552-2000
| 4,209 students
Massasoit Community College
Public
One Massasoit Boulevard
Brockton, MA 02302
(508) 588-9100
| 5,665 students
Middlesex Community College
Public
591 Springs Rd
Bedford, MA 01730
(978) 656-3370
| 6,885 students
444 Green St
Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-6600
| 3,187 students
North Shore Community College
Public
1 Ferncroft Rd
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 762-4000
| 4,783 students
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
(978) 556-3000
| 4,715 students
Quincy College
Public
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
(800) 698-1700
| 3,154 students
Quinsigamond Community College
Public
670 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 853-2300
| 6,942 students
1 Armory Sq
Springfield, MA 01105
(413) 781-7822
| 4,327 students
Urban College of Boston
Private not-for-profit
2 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 449-7070
| 554 students
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Community Colleges in Massachusetts (Closed)

School
Location
Students
333 Providence Highway, Rte 1
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 278-7200
| 455 students
200 Ballardvale Street, Building 1, Suite 200
Wilmington, MA 01887
(978) 658-2636
| 347 students
215 First St
Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 218-8000
| 474 students
777 Dedham Street
Newton Center, MA 02459
(617) 928-4500
| 1,320 students
10 Brookline Place West
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 739-1700
| 555 students

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