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Tuition & Fees

$9,202

$15,282

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,539
Declined + 1,164
Total Received 3,703
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Public

5,514

undergraduate students

792

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
43%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
36%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
24%
18-23
55%
12-17
13%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
55%
12-17
15%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
57%
12-17
6%
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School Facts

Worcester State, founded in 1874, is a public university. Its 58-acre campus is located on the west side of Worcester, 45 miles west of Boston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,306
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Worcester, MA

58-acre campus in Worcester (population: 182,544), 45 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Boston. Colleges of Worcester Consortium operates transportation between campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602-2597

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
64%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
43%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
36%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
24%
18-23
55%
12-17
13%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
55%
12-17
15%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
57%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,539
Declined + 1,164
Total Received 3,703

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Joseph DiCarlo
Director of Admissions
P: 508 929-8040
F: 508 929-8183
admissions@worcester.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $970
Room $7,485
Board $3,640
Additional fees $8,232
Books & supplies $984
Total $21,311
Average Financial Aid - $11,729
Total with Avg. Aid $9,582

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,729

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,840,316
State $2,060,443
Institutional $1,335,634
Other external $0
Total $10,236,393

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $226,293
Institutional $903,432
Other external $435,793
Total $1,565,518

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC (Division III), ECAC Hockey (Division III), Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III), New England Football Conference (Division III), New England Women's Lacrosse Alliance (Division III)
Mascot
Lancers
School colors
reflex blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Community Health
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
ESL
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Geography
Health Care Administration
Health Education
History
Liberal Studies
Management
Mathematics
Middle School Education
Moderate Special Needs
Music
Natural Science
Nonprofit Management
Nursing
Occupational Studies
Occupational Therapy
Psychology
Public Health
Reading
School Leadership/Administration
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Speech-Language Pathology
Theatre
Urban Studies
Visual/Performing Arts
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Undergraduate

87%

5,514
students

Female
59%
3,276

Male
41%
2,238

Graduate

13%

792
students

Female
78%
614

Male
22%
178

undergraduateFull-time

74%

4,117
students

Female
59%
2,425

Male
41%
1,692

undergraduatePart-time

26%

1,397
students

Female
61%
851

Male
39%
546

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented China
India
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kirshner Donis
Associate Director of Admissions
508 929-8041
kirshner.donis@worcester.edu

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