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Schools with a median SAT of 400-1600, a median ACT of 1-36, that are in Massachusetts, with a graduation rate of greater than 0%, an acceptance rate of greater than 0%, with stated tuition between $0k-$100k offering bachelor degrees, and a student population between 0k-100k, sorted by Influence.

Degree Level bachelorPublic/Private Private
Harvard University
#1

Harvard University

#1 institution's overall influence
#2 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$50K

Acceptance

5%

Graduation

97%

Student body

25K

Median SAT/ACT

1520/34

Cambridge, MA

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
#2

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

#9 institution's overall influence
#3 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

7%

Graduation

93%

Student body

14K

Median SAT/ACT

1535/35

Cambridge, MA

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Amherst College
#3

Amherst College

#89 institution's overall influence
#26 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

13%

Graduation

93%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1430/32

Amherst, MA

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Brandeis University
#4

Brandeis University

#86 institution's overall influence
#167 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

31%

Graduation

90%

Student body

7K

Median SAT/ACT

1390/31

Waltham, MA

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Hampshire College
#5

Hampshire College

#432 institution's overall influence
#955 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

65%

Student body

1K

Amherst, MA

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Tufts University
#6

Tufts University

#69 institution's overall influence
#25 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$56K

Acceptance

15%

Graduation

92%

Student body

11K

Median SAT/ACT

1455/32

Medford, MA

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Wellesley College
#7

Wellesley College

#133 institution's overall influence
#33 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$54K

Acceptance

20%

Graduation

91%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1425/32

Wellesley, MA

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Williams College
#8

Williams College

#151 institution's overall influence
#27 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

13%

Graduation

94%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1480/33

Williamstown, MA

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Smith College
#9

Smith College

#157 institution's overall influence
#111 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

31%

Graduation

89%

Student body

3K

Northampton, MA

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Mount Holyoke College
#10

Mount Holyoke College

#226 institution's overall influence
#228 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$50K

Acceptance

51%

Graduation

84%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1395/30

South Hadley, MA

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Boston University
#11

Boston University

#37 institution's overall influence
#56 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$54K

Acceptance

22%

Graduation

87%

Student body

30K

Median SAT/ACT

1415/31

Boston, MA

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Clark University
#12

Clark University

#198 institution's overall influence
#469 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$46K

Acceptance

59%

Graduation

75%

Student body

3K

Worcester, MA

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Emerson College
#13

Emerson College

#436 institution's overall influence
#1246 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$45K

Acceptance

36%

Graduation

80%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

1295/28

Boston, MA

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Boston College
#14

Boston College

#272 institution's overall influence
#49 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

28%

Graduation

93%

Student body

12K

Median SAT/ACT

1405/32

Chestnut Hill, MA

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College of the Holy Cross
#15

College of the Holy Cross

#417 institution's overall influence
#134 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$53K

Acceptance

38%

Graduation

92%

Student body

3K

Worcester, MA

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Bard College at Simon's Rock
#16

Bard College at Simon's Rock

#1846 institution's overall influence
#175 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$55K

Acceptance

81%

Student body

<1K

Great Barrington, MA

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Northeastern University
#17

Northeastern University

#301 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

19%

Graduation

86%

Student body

23K

Median SAT/ACT

1450/33

Boston, MA

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Simmons University
#18

Simmons University

#1067 institution's overall influence
#754 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$41K

Acceptance

70%

Graduation

74%

Student body

6K

Median SAT/ACT

1215/27

Boston, MA

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
#19

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

#489 institution's overall influence
#826 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$51K

Acceptance

42%

Graduation

86%

Student body

7K

Worcester, MA

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Wheelock College
#20

Wheelock College

#2227 institution's overall influence
#956 overall school desirability

Graduation

61%

Student body

<1K

Boston, MA

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Stonehill College
#21

Stonehill College

#1478 institution's overall influence
#367 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$43K

Acceptance

70%

Graduation

80%

Student body

3K

Easton, MA

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Wheaton College
#22

Wheaton College

#1243 institution's overall influence
#822 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$53K

Acceptance

70%

Graduation

79%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1265/29

Norton, MA

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Lesley University
#23

Lesley University

#1959 institution's overall influence
#281 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$28K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

55%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1115/25

Cambridge, MA

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Bentley University
#24

Bentley University

#1155 institution's overall influence
#217 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$50K

Acceptance

43%

Graduation

89%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

1325/30

Waltham, MA

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Gordon College
#25

Gordon College

#1725 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$37K

Acceptance

75%

Graduation

70%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1167/26

Wenham, MA

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Suffolk University
#26

Suffolk University

#1336 institution's overall influence
#604 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$39K

Acceptance

85%

Graduation

59%

Student body

6K

Median SAT/ACT

1125/23

Boston, MA

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Pine Manor College
#27

Pine Manor College

#3016 institution's overall influence
#905 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$32K

Acceptance

41%

Graduation

28%

Student body

<1K

Chestnut Hill, MA

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Springfield College
#28

Springfield College

#2047 institution's overall influence
#1057 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$37K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

70%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1145/24

Springfield, MA

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Eastern Nazarene College
#29

Eastern Nazarene College

#1318 institution's overall influence
#572 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$29K

Acceptance

64%

Graduation

45%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1055/20

Quincy, MA

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Western New England University
#30

Western New England University

#2561 institution's overall influence
#756 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$37K

Acceptance

85%

Graduation

61%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1155/24

Springfield, MA

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Cambridge College
#31

Cambridge College

#2826 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$16K

0

Student body

2K

Boston, MA

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Emmanuel College
#32

Emmanuel College

#1862 institution's overall influence
#799 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$40K

Acceptance

77%

Graduation

67%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1190/25

Boston, MA

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Anna Maria College
#33

Anna Maria College

#4995 institution's overall influence
#747 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$38K

Acceptance

74%

Graduation

39%

Student body

1K

Paxton, MA

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Dean College
#34

Dean College

#2545 institution's overall influence
#806 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$39K

Acceptance

83%

Graduation

38%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1010/20

Franklin, MA

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Wentworth Institute of Technology
#35

Wentworth Institute of Technology

#1870 institution's overall influence
#324 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$34K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

65%

Student body

5K

Median SAT/ACT

1180/24

Boston, MA

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American International College
#36

American International College

#3495 institution's overall influence
#742 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$36K

Acceptance

68%

Graduation

44%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1010/19

Springfield, MA

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Newbury College
#37

Newbury College

#7280 institution's overall influence
#1098 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$36K

Acceptance

77%

Graduation

42%

Student body

<1K

Brookline, MA

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Merrimack College
#38

Merrimack College

#3027 institution's overall influence
#668 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$42K

Acceptance

83%

Graduation

73%

Student body

4K

North Andover, MA

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Endicott College
#39

Endicott College

#3464 institution's overall influence
#910 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$33K

Acceptance

80%

Graduation

79%

Student body

5K

Beverly, MA

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Elms College
#40

Elms College

#6378 institution's overall influence
#907 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$36K

Acceptance

67%

Graduation

64%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1070/20

Chicopee, MA

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Bay Path College
#41

Bay Path College

#8172 institution's overall influence
#264 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$34K

Acceptance

60%

Graduation

75%

Student body

3K

Longmeadow, MA

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Assumption University
#42

Assumption University

#4700 institution's overall influence
#481 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$41K

Acceptance

81%

Graduation

74%

Student body

2K

Worcester, MA

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Becker College
#43

Becker College

#4629 institution's overall influence
#603 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$39K

Acceptance

66%

Graduation

37%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1080/22

Worcester, MA

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Curry College
#44

Curry College

#3904 institution's overall influence
#1033 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$40K

Acceptance

93%

Graduation

47%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1025/19

Milton, MA

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Lasell College
#45

Lasell College

#7227 institution's overall influence
#508 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$36K

Acceptance

80%

Graduation

51%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1075/20

Newton, MA

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Bay State College
#46

Bay State College

#8927 institution's overall influence
#1141 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$22K

Acceptance

69%

Graduation

38%

Student body

<1K

Boston, MA

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Fisher College
#47

Fisher College

#6262 institution's overall influence
#815 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$31K

Acceptance

67%

Graduation

46%

Student body

2K

Boston, MA

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