Tuition & Fees

$40,100

$40,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
45%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
49%
12-17
18%
30-36
11%
24-29
29%
18-23
34%
12-17
26%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
44%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,598
Declined + 1,318
Total Received 3,916
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Private (nonprofit)

1,824

undergraduate students

15

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Game/interactive Media Design
  2. Pre-Veterinary Studies
  3. Psychology
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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 1,839
Established in 1784
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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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
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
45%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
49%
12-17
18%
30-36
11%
24-29
29%
18-23
34%
12-17
26%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
44%
12-17
19%

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

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,598
Declined + 1,318
Total Received 3,916

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
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

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,324

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,300
Room & board $13,800
Additional fees $3,800
Books & supplies $960
Total $54,860
Average Financial Aid - $25,324
Total with Avg. Aid $29,536
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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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, dance, flag football, floor hockey, paintball, skiing, snowboarding, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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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
Business Administration/Esports Management
Business Administration/Sports Management
Community Health/Wellness Education
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Youth Education
Equine Studies
Exercise Science/Health/Fitness
Exercise Science/Pre-Physical Therapy/Health Science
Forensic Science
Graphic Design/Media
Integrated Studies
Interactive Media
Interactive Media Design
Law/Criminal Justice
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Mental Health Counseling
Nursing
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Psychology
Social Innovation/Entrepreneurship
Veterinary Science
Veterinary Technology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Game/interactive Media Design
  2. Pre-Veterinary Studies
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,839

total students

64%

in-state

36%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,824
students

Female
59%
1,071

Male
41%
753

1%

15
students

Female
47%
7

Male
53%
8

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

1,469
students

Female
54%
780

Male
46%
689

20%

355
students

Female
82%
291

Male
18%
64

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
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

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended 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

33%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Colombia
Switzerland
The United Kingdom
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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