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Tuition & Fees

$39,200

$39,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
50%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
50%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
46%
18-23
33%
12-17
15%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
38%
18-23
39%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
45%
18-23
34%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,451
Declined + 1,521
Total Received 4,972
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Private (nonprofit)

1,882

undergraduate students

10

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Sports Management
  3. Computer Game Design
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Codes

SAT 3079
ACT 1787

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School Facts

Becker College, founded in 1887, is a private coeducational undergraduate institution with campuses located in Worcester and Leicester, MA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,892
Established in 1784
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Worcester, MA

100-acre, urban campus in Worcester (population: 184,508), 40 miles from both Boston and 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
50%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
50%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
46%
18-23
33%
12-17
15%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
38%
18-23
39%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
45%
18-23
34%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
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

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,451
Declined + 1,521
Total Received 4,972

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Interview
Recommendations

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Michael Perron
Dean of Admissions
P: 877 523-2537, extension 9400
F: 508 890-1500
admissions@becker.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,841,993
State $871,175
Institutional $24,627,943
Other external $321,693
Total $28,662,804

Non-need-based

Federal
State $7,260
Institutional $2,508,073
Other external $3,750
Total $2,519,083

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

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

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animal Care
Biology
Business Administration/Management
Community Health/Wellness Education
Computer Science
Computer/Information Sciences
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Youth Education
Education
Equine Science/Management
Equine Studies
Forensic Science/Technology
Graphic Design
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Interactive Design/Game Development
Interactive Media Design
International/Intercultural Studies
Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Liberal Arts
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management
Mental Health Counseling
Nursing
Pre-Law
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology
Sport & Fitness Administration/Management
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Veterinary Science
Veterinary Technology
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Undergraduate

99%

1,882
students

Female
58%
1,096

Male
42%
786

Graduate

1%

10
students

Female
70%
7

Male
30%
3

undergraduateFull-time

81%

1,530
students

Female
53%
801

Male
47%
729

undergraduatePart-time

19%

352
students

Female
84%
295

Male
16%
57

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
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

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

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

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
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

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