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Worcester State University

Worcester, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
5,724
Worcester State University overview
Location Worcester, Massachusetts
Online worcester.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Worcester State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 4,044 prospective students applied, and 3,277 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 807 enrolled in the school.  4,039 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,685 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $970 plus fees of $9,616. Worcester State University is ranked 414 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

Worcester State University is rated within the top 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Worcester State University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
Worcester State University overview
SAT 1000/1190
ACT 21/29
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
81% 
Worcester State University overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Massachusetts Resident Tuition
$970
In State Costs for Worcester State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,368
Other Fees$9,616
Room and Board $12,568
Budget for Other Expenses$1,700
Total One Year Cost$26,222
Out of State Resident Tuition
$7,050
Out of State Costs for Worcester State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,368
Other Fees$9,616
Room and Board $12,568
Budget for Other Expenses$1,700
Total One Year Cost$32,302

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Worcester State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Psychology 15%
Health Professions 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%
Biology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168430 IPEDS survey data for Worcester State University.

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