2019 Best Online Colleges in Massachusetts

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The following Massachusetts schools are ranked based on their high alumni salaries and annual tuition rates. Anna Maria College ranks #12 and has the lowest annual tuition rate of $7,029, offering online programs such as a Bachelor of Science in Fire Science and a Master of Public Administration. The average median salary is $73,100. University of Massachusetts-Lowell is ranked #2 and offers 17 online bachelor programs including a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in Security Studies - Homeland Defense.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Massachusetts, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Median Salary
#1 #1 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Annual Tuition $22,785 Median Salary $121,800
#2 #2 University of Massachusetts-Lowell Annual Tuition $11,400 Median Salary $99,800
#3 #3 University of Massachusetts - Amherst Annual Tuition $11,700 Median Salary $89,600
#4 #4 University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Annual Tuition $12,030 Median Salary $86,100
#5 #5 Assumption College Annual Tuition $40,208 Median Salary $87,100
#6 #6 Nichols College Annual Tuition $7,920 Median Salary $82,400
#7 #7 University of Massachusetts-Boston Annual Tuition $12,300 Median Salary $82,800
#8 #8 Framingham State University Annual Tuition $11,250 Median Salary $82,300
#9 #9 Western New England University Annual Tuition $34,338 Median Salary $82,500
#10 #10 Berklee College of Music Annual Tuition $17,964 Median Salary $77,600
#11 #11 American International College Annual Tuition $12,000 Median Salary $76,800
#12 #12 Anna Maria College Annual Tuition $7,029 Median Salary $73,100
#13 #13 Salem State University Annual Tuition $8,550 Median Salary $73,200
#14 #14 Westfield State University Annual Tuition $9,450 Median Salary $69,600
#15 #15 Becker College Annual Tuition $13,330 Median Salary $69,900
#16 #16 Lesley University Annual Tuition $12,900 Median Salary $68,000
#17 #17 Fisher College Annual Tuition $11,719 Median Salary $62,600
#18 #18 Endicott College Annual Tuition $11,840 Median Salary $54,900
#19 #19 Bay Path University Annual Tuition $12,000 Median Salary $53,800
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2019 Online Colleges in Massachusetts Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $22,785
  • Median Salary: $121,800
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Boston
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Online Bachelor's Degrees (3)

Online Master's Degrees (12)

Online Doctoral Degrees (9)

Online Certificate Programs (10)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,400
  • Median Salary: $99,800
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Lowell
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Online Associate Degrees (2)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (17)

Online Master's Degrees (23)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (3)

Online Certificate Programs (29)

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • Median Salary: $89,600
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Amherst
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Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (22)

Online Master's Degrees (14)

Online Doctoral Degrees (6)

Online Certificate Programs (21)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,030
  • Median Salary: $86,100
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: North Dartmouth
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  • Annual Tuition: $40,208
  • Median Salary: $87,100
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Worcester
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Online Associate Degrees (11)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (18)

Online Certificate Programs (4)

  • Annual Tuition: $7,920
  • Median Salary: $82,400
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Dudley
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  • Annual Tuition: $12,300
  • Median Salary: $82,800
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Boston
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Online Bachelor's Degrees (2)

Online Master's Degrees (13)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (16)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • Median Salary: $82,300
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Framingham
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  • Annual Tuition: $34,338
  • Median Salary: $82,500
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Springfield
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Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Online Master's Degrees (19)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (4)

  • Annual Tuition: $17,964
  • Median Salary: $77,600
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Boston
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Online Bachelor's Degrees (8)

Online Master's Degrees (2)

Online Certificate Programs (41)

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • Median Salary: $76,800
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Springfield
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  • Annual Tuition: $7,029
  • Median Salary: $73,100
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Online
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  • Annual Tuition: $8,550
  • Median Salary: $73,200
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Salem
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  • Annual Tuition: $9,450
  • Median Salary: $69,600
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Westfield
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  • Annual Tuition: $13,330
  • Median Salary: $69,900
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Worcester
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  • Annual Tuition: $12,900
  • Median Salary: $68,000
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Cambridge
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Online Bachelor's Degrees (13)

Online Master's Degrees (23)

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Online Certificate Programs (10)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,719
  • Median Salary: $62,600
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Boston
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Online Associate Degrees (7)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (16)

Online Master's Degrees (2)

Online Certificate Programs (4)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,840
  • Median Salary: $54,900
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Beverly
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Online Associate Degrees (5)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (14)

Online Master's Degrees (38)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (4)

Online Certificate Programs (3)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • Median Salary: $53,800
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Longmeadow, Sturbridge
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Online Associate Degrees (3)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (26)

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Online Master's Degrees (25)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (5)

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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Massachusetts (56)

There are a variety of accredited schools offering online degrees in the state of Massachusetts. Aspiring nurses can pursue online education at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts - Bacon and Amherst, or Fitchburg State University. Aspiring dental hygienists can obtain both bachelor's and master's degrees in dental hygiene at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, or a bachelor's in dental hygiene with one of four concentrations at Mount Ida College. Northeastern University receives a 100% recommendation rate from alumni and current students, making it the most highly-recommended university on the list.

At a Glance:

  • 31% of accredited online colleges in Massachusetts have tuition of under $15,000
  • Virtually every college in the state of Massachusetts offers scholarships and grants. Bristol Community College offers both the Bridgewater State College Presidential Scholarship and the New England Transfer Association Scholarship.
  • The Massachusetts Cash Grant helps students pay college fees that are due in addition to tuition.

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