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WalletHub named 10 schools across the state that made the top 75 list of best colleges and universities.

MIT came i second place in WalletHub's 2024 College and University rankings. Simon Simard/Bloomberg

Massachusetts is home to dozens of colleges and universities, serving thousands of students each year. 

In anticipation of upcoming college application deadlines, personal finance company WalletHub released its 2024 College and University rankings, comparing over 800 schools across the country.

WalletHub used seven factors in determining the ranking — student selectivity, cost and financing, faculty resources, campus safety, campus experience, educational outcomes and career outcomes.

Of the over 800 colleges and universities included in the ranking, 10 schools across Massachusetts made the top 75, ranking in the 91st percentile or higher.

The top 10 Massachusetts colleges and universities, according to WalletHub, are:

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  2. Harvard University
  3. Wellesley College
  4. Amherst College
  5. Northeastern University
  6. Boston College
  7. Tufts University
  8. Smith College
  9. Boston University
  10. Mount Holyoke College

MIT came in at second place overall, defeated only by Yale University in Connecticut.


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