Colleges Near Waltham

Colleges and universities near me in the Waltham, Massachusetts area

There are 2 colleges in Waltham and 103 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 571,466 students.

Located in Massachusetts with a population of 60,632, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Waltham. Driving time to these schools from Waltham should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Harvard University in Cambridge. The largest college in the area is Southern New Hampshire University enrolling 134,345 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Waltham.


103 results

Bentley University
B
Waltham, MA
Bentley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,177enrollment
  • $42,759net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

1 miles from Waltham

Brandeis University
B
Waltham, MA
Brandeis University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 5,440enrollment
  • $41,222net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 31-33ACT range
  • 3.84Avg Weighted GPA

2 miles from Waltham

Lasell College
L
Newton, MA
Lasell College

Private 4 Year

8 reviews

#30 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,951enrollment
  • $27,007net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

3 miles from Waltham

Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 14,934enrollment
  • $30,192net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

5 miles from Waltham

Regis College
R
Weston, MA
 
Regis College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,460enrollment
  • $32,683net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Waltham

Massachusetts Bay Community College
M
Wellesley Hills, MA
Massachusetts Bay Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,762enrollment
  • $9,042net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Waltham

Saint John's Seminary
S
Brighton, MA
 
Saint John's Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 105enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Waltham

Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 3,340enrollment
  • $31,559net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.79Estimated Avg GPA

7 miles from Waltham

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in America

  • 30,391enrollment
  • $18,037net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

6 miles from Waltham

Newbury College Brookline
N
Brookline, MA
 
Newbury College Brookline

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 636enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Waltham

Pine Manor College
P
Chestnut Hill, MA
 
Pine Manor College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 199enrollment
  • $15,409net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.63Avg GPA

6 miles from Waltham

Tufts University
T
Medford, MA
Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 12,219enrollment
  • $32,720net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

6 miles from Waltham

Olin College of Engineering
O
Needham, MA
Olin College of Engineering

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 310enrollment
  • $34,297net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

7 miles from Waltham

Berklee College of Music
B
Boston, MA
Berklee College of Music

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,631enrollment
  • $42,952net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Waltham

Boston Architectural College
B
Boston, MA
Boston Architectural College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 742enrollment
  • $32,702net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Waltham

The Boston Conservatory
B
Boston, MA
The Boston Conservatory

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 798enrollment
  • $42,649net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Waltham

Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

9 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 32,718enrollment
  • $29,154net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

8 miles from Waltham

Cambridge College
C
Cambridge, MA
Cambridge College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,764enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Waltham

FAQ's

The closest community college is Massachusetts Bay Community College and is 5.4 miles from Waltham. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Massachusetts Bay Community College are $5,376 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Massachusetts Bay Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.