12 Top Massachusetts Colleges and Universities

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September 1, 2013 - 3:48pm

Massachusetts is home to our country's oldest and most prestigious college, so it should come as no surprise that Harvard University is on the list of top Massachusetts colleges. The state is also home to what is arguably the best engineering school in the country, and of course MIT made the cut. You'll also find on the list Amherst and Williams, the two colleges that tend to top lists of the country's best liberal arts colleges. Olin College Michael Maloney / Wikimedia Commons The colleges on the list were chosen based on a variety of factors including academic reputation, curricular innovations, first-year retention rates, graduation rates, financial aid and student engagement. What other colleges were selected? Check out the list of top Massachusetts colleges to find out. The schools on the list vary greatly in size, type and mission. More Top Picks by State: Top California Colleges Top Florida Colleges Top Illinois Colleges Top New York Colleges Top Ohio Colleges Top Texas Colleges More States... 12 Top Massachusetts Colleges and Universities originally appeared on About.com College Admissions: U.S. on Sunday, September 1st, 2013 at 19:48:39.Permalink | Comment | Email this

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