Best Colleges near Boston, Massachusetts

Ranking Institution name Students Distance from the city
1
Boston, ma
526 2 miles
2
Boston, ma
5 364 2 miles
3
Boston, ma
279 2 miles
4
Boston, ma
187 2 miles
5
Boston, ma
171 2 miles
6
Boston, ma
154 2 miles
7
Boston, ma
399 2 miles
8
Boston, ma
8 426 2 miles
9
Boston, ma
1 301 2 miles
10
Boston, ma
3 587 2 miles
11
Boston, ma
1 143 2 miles
12
Boston, ma
159 2 miles
13
Boston, ma
0 2 miles
14
Boston, ma
14 2 miles
15
Boston, ma
3 439 2 miles
16
Boston, ma
822 2 miles
17
Cambridge, ma
55 2 miles
18
Cambridge, ma
0 2 miles
19
Cambridge, ma
1 543 2 miles
20
Boston, ma
422 2 miles
21
Boston, ma
1 829 2 miles
22
Boston, ma
0 2 miles
23
Boston, ma
14 135 2 miles
24
Boston, ma
4 577 2 miles
25
Chelsea, ma
398 2 miles
26
Boston, ma
459 2 miles
27
Boston, ma
406 2 miles
28
Boston, ma
1 647 2 miles
29
Cambridge, ma
4 480 2 miles
30
Boston, ma
3 592 2 miles
31
Cambridge, ma
7 233 2 miles
32
Boston, ma
0 2 miles
33
Boston, ma
16 634 2 miles
34
Cambridge, ma
0 2 miles
35
Boston, ma
78 2 miles
36
Boston, ma
1 637 2 miles
37
Cambridge, ma
621 2 miles
38
Boston, ma
73 2 miles
39
Boston, ma
4 049 2 miles
40
Boston, ma
73 3 miles
41
Brookline, ma
825 4 miles
42
Brookline, ma
88 4 miles
43
Newton Centre, ma
1 4 miles
44
Brighton, ma
37 4 miles
45
Brookline, ma
883 4 miles
46
Amherst, ma
1 817 4 miles
47
Somerville, ma
223 5 miles
48
Watertown, ma
158 5 miles
49
Medford, ma
234 5 miles
50
Medford, ma
113 5 miles

Education in Boston

Boston’s (Massachusetts) residents over 25 years of age with some college degree constitute 14.21 of the city’s population. Two-year college graduates make up 4.61. The share of four-year college graduates and Master graduates is 23.9 and 12.64 respectively. The shares of those with professional degree and doctorate degree are 4.23 and 2.66 accordingly.

Economy of Boston

The household income in Boston, Massachusetts, is 53136 compared to the country’s average of 53046. The family median income is 63230. The sales and income taxes are 6.25 and 5.2. Income per capita is 33589. The unemployment rate makes 5.2 compared to 6.3 in the entire United States.

Cost of living in Boston

The overall cost of living in Boston, Massachusetts, is 161 average for the entire country, if we take the average indicator for the United States as 100. The indicator of charges for utilities services is 129, the cost of housing is 240. Transportation expenses make 108 points, and health and grocery costs are 127 and 116.5 respectively.

Air pollution and health in Boston

The indicator of air quality in Boston, Massachusetts, is 91.2 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better), according to EPA reports. The water quality is among the worst with the index of 1 compared to 55 for the United States. The number of physicians per 100 thousand residents is 999.99 and the overall health costs make 126.6 if we take the indicator of 100 as country’s average.

Climate in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts, gets 200 sunny days per year, compared to the country’s average of 205. The number of days with precipitations is 120 – Boston has the annual rainfall of 45.3 inches and snowfall of 48.1 inches. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) based on the effect of humidity and temperature is 51. The UV exposure index is 3.4.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov