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Affordable Massachusetts Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the most affordable (high acceptance rate) Massachusetts colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in high level in recent years. Bridgewater State University has the highest acceptance rate as of 87.66% for academic year 2019-2020 in Massachusetts. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have high acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the tightest acceptance rates in Massachusetts.
Affordable Massachusetts Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Bridgewater State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBridgewater, MA
87.66%9,8008,5911,61118.75%
2Westfield State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWestfield, MA
87.16%4,4553,8831,04326.86%
3Salem State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSalem, MA
85.58%5,8254,9851,01120.28%
4Suffolk University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
83.63%8,1946,8531,08515.83%
5Merrimack College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNorth Andover, MA
81.90%9,7477,9831,17914.77%
6University of Massachusetts-Boston
Public, 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
76.14%13,64910,3932,12320.43%
7University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Public, 4 or more yearsNorth Dartmouth, MA
74.83%8,6236,4531,32020.46%
8University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Public, 4 or more yearsLowell, MA
73.35%12,6609,2862,39125.75%
9University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Public, 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA
63.80%42,15726,8955,76621.44%
10Berklee College of Music
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
51.44%6,7633,4791,31137.68%