Massachusetts residents are eligible for more than 400 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through Tuition Break.

The programs are offered by public colleges and universities in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont — all at a substantial tuition discount. Eligible students are charged a tuition rate that is significantly less than the regular out-of-state tuition rate. Tuition rates and savings vary by institution. Average savings for a full-time student enrolled in the 2018-19 academic year was $7,900.

Find all programs for Massachusetts residents

View an alphabetical list of approved programs by degree level and area of study:

Associate Programs for Massachusetts Residents

Bachelor’s Programs for Massachusetts Residents

Graduate Programs for Massachusetts Residents


List of new programs approved for Massachusetts residents for 2020-21

Examples of newly approved specialized undergraduate programs are:

Cybersecurity (bachelor’s) at Central Connecticut State University

Cybersecurity is also offered at University of Maine at Augusta and University of Southern Maine

Global Language and Area Studies (bachelor’s) at the University of Rhode Island

Music Therapy (bachelor’s) at the University of Rhode Island

Public Utilities Management (bachelor’s) at Southern Connecticut State University