Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with state residency.

There are 29 Public colleges in Massachusetts on our list. Explore the the schools below to get an idea if any are a match for you.


List of Public colleges in Massachusetts
College Location
Berkshire Community College Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Bristol Community College Fall River, Massachusetts
Bunker Hill Community College Boston, Massachusetts
Cape Cod Community College West Barnstable, Massachusetts
Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Framingham State University Framingham, Massachusetts
Greenfield Community College Greenfield, Massachusetts
Holyoke Community College Holyoke, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Bay Community College Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts North Adams, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Maritime Academy Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
Massasoit Community College Brockton, Massachusetts
Middlesex Community College Bedford, Massachusetts
Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner, Massachusetts
North Shore Community College Danvers, Massachusetts
Northern Essex Community College Haverhill, Massachusetts
Quincy College Quincy, Massachusetts
Quinsigamond Community College Worcester, Massachusetts
Roxbury Community College Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts
Salem State University Salem, Massachusetts
Springfield Technical Community College Springfield, Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts Lowell Lowell, Massachusetts
Westfield State University Westfield, Massachusetts
Worcester State University Worcester, Massachusetts