Worcester State University is one of the nine publicly supported state universities in Massachusetts offering high-quality, affordable undergraduate and graduate academic programs. We are dedicated to promoting lifelong intellectual growth, global awareness, and career opportunities for our students in traditional liberal arts and sciences, teacher education, biomedical sciences, business, and health professions.
Challenging academics for a changing world
Worcester State University opens up a world of opportunity for active and engaged students. With nationally recognized programs, outstanding facilities, and esteemed, dedicated faculty, we combine classroom and career preparation to give our graduates a powerful real-world advantage.
Supporting your success
Worcester State University provides exceptional resources for students ready to challenge and advance themselves. We believe academic support like tutoring, advising, accessibility services, and an honors program are vital to our students’ achievements. Our library provides scholarly resources as well as a place to study and collaborate.
Life at Worcester State University
Life on the Worcester State University campus is a perfect blend of community, culture, academics, and social opportunities. Whether you’re a residential or commuter student, you’ll have many opportunities to make new friends, learn new skills, and discover new interests.
Find your home away from home
Worcester State University provides on-campus housing to approximately 1,600 students and guarantees housing for four years in our award-winning residence halls. We are committed to providing an inclusive living-learning environment. Our residence hall staff run the First-Year Residential Experience Program to help new students with personal, academic, and social transitions. All residential students participate in a variety of fun programs such as late-night activities every Thursday.
Work hard, play hard
Athletics are about more than just playing sports; they’re about learning teamwork, building confidence, and understanding competitive strategy. Our student-athletes strive to be high achievers—on the field, in the classroom, and in the community at large. Worcester State has nine men’s and 11 women’s NCAA Division III varsity teams and competes in the MASCAC, ECAC, and Little East Conference.
Creating career pathways
Worcester State University is committed to providing the best-educated workforce and citizenry in the nation. From internships, research, clinicals, and practica to community service learning and global opportunities, we provide invaluable hands-on experiences that give our students a competitive edge in the workplace after graduation.