The Best Value New England Colleges

Best Value Colleges in New England for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in New England based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in New England is Yale University. The highest value public state college is University of Vermont. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


64 results

Yale University
Y
New Haven, CT
Yale University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Value in New England

  • 12,060enrollment
  • $17,511net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 31

Harvard University
H
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#2 Best Value in New England

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

Amherst College
A
Amherst, MA
Amherst College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value in New England

  • 1,745enrollment
  • $18,832net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1430-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.91Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M
Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Value in New England

  • 11,254enrollment
  • $19,998net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1510-1580SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Colby College
C
Waterville, ME
Colby College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Value in New England

  • 2,155enrollment
  • $18,552net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Wellesley College
W
Wellesley, MA
Wellesley College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in New England

  • 2,280enrollment
  • $21,614net price
  • 20%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.86Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Dartmouth College
D
Hanover, NH
Dartmouth College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#7 Best Value in New England

  • 6,292enrollment
  • $24,525net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Brown University
B
Providence, RI
Brown University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Value in New England

  • 9,948enrollment
  • $27,659net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Middlebury College
M
Middlebury, VT
Middlebury College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Value in New England

  • 2,669enrollment
  • $24,517net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Boston College
B
Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#10 Best Value in New England

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

Applications Due Jan 1

Tufts University
T
Medford, MA
Tufts University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Value in New England

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

Applications Due Jan 1

Boston University
B
Boston, MA
Boston University

Private 4 Year

9 reviews

#12 Best Value in New England

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

Applications Due Jan 2

College of the Holy Cross
t
Worcester, MA
College of the Holy Cross

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in New England

  • 2,970enrollment
  • $32,061net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1430SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Mount Holyoke College
M
South Hadley, MA
Mount Holyoke College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Value in New England

  • 2,040enrollment
  • $31,165net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1500SAT range
  • 27-30ACT range
  • 3.87Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Vermont
V
Burlington, VT
University of Vermont

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in New England

  • 13,292enrollment
  • $20,235net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Babson College
B
Wellesley, MA
Babson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Value in New England

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

Applications Due Jan 1

Bay Path College
B
Longmeadow, MA
 
Bay Path College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Value in New England

  • 3,224enrollment
  • $19,177net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Simmons University
S
Boston, MA
Simmons University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Value in New England

  • 6,263enrollment
  • $29,021net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1