Becker College

Worcester, MA

Becker College

Worcester, MA

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Undergrad Health & Medicine

Tuition & Fees

$40,150

$40,150

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
43%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
15%
500-599
46%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
30-36
13%
24-29
20%
18-23
33%
12-17
27%
6-11
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
20%
18-23
33%
12-17
40%
30-36
13%
24-29
27%
18-23
27%
12-17
27%
6-11
6%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,036
Declined + 866
Total Received 2,902
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Private (nonprofit)

1,672

undergraduate students

26

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Game/interactive Media Design
  2. Veterinary Science
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 3079
ACT 1784

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School Facts

Becker College, founded in 1784, is a private coeducational undergraduate institution with campuses located in Worcester and Leicester, MA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,698
Established in 1784
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education)

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Worcester, MA

60-acre, urban campus in Worcester (population: 185,677), 49 miles from Boston and 39 miles from Providence; branch campus in Leicester. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Boston; smaller airport serves Providence. School operates transportation to Leicester campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Becker College
61 Sever Street
Worcester, MA 01609

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
43%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
15%
500-599
46%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
30-36
13%
24-29
20%
18-23
33%
12-17
27%
6-11
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
20%
18-23
33%
12-17
40%
30-36
13%
24-29
27%
18-23
27%
12-17
27%
6-11
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,036
Declined + 866
Total Received 2,902

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Danielle O'Connell
Dean of Admissions
P: 877 523-2537, extension 9400
F: 508 890-1500
admissions@becker.edu

Financial Aid

55%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,586.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,300
Room & board $13,800
Additional fees $3,850
Books & supplies $960
Total $54,910
Average Financial Aid - $21,586
Total with Avg. Aid $33,324
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 508 373-9440
F: 508 890-1511
financialaid@becker.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Allen Cowett
Director of Financial AId
financialaid@becker.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
equestrian sports
field hockey
football
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Directors

Frank Millerick (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England Collegiate Conference
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
royal blue, white, and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animal Care
Applied Computer Science
Biology
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Youth Education
Emerging Media
Equine Studies
Esports Management
Exercise Science/Health/Fitness
Forensic Science
Graphic Design/Media
Health Science
Integrated Studies
Interactive Media
Interactive Media Design
Law/Criminal Justice
Legal Studies
Mental Health Counseling
Nursing
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Psychology
Sports Management
Veterinary Science
Veterinary Technology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Game/interactive Media Design
  2. Veterinary Science
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,698

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

1,672
students

Female
59%
988

Male
41%
684

2%

26
students

Female
50%
13

Male
50%
13

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

1,321
students

Female
53%
697

Male
47%
624

21%

351
students

Female
83%
291

Male
17%
60

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
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

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Colombia
Italy
Switzerland
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Danielle O'Connell
Dean of Admissions
508 373-9409
admissions@becker.edu

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