66%

Acceptance Rate

$20,008

Avg.Financial Aid

002123

FAFSA Code

About Becker College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,839

Website

www.becker.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Becker College is a Private not-for-profit institution. Becker College is formed by the union of two institutions of Massachusetts which was established in 1784 and 1887. In 1937, Becker initiates a major in Journalism, the first college to offer in the East.

The institution is known for its national recognition of programs like Animal Science, Video Game Designing and Nursing. The university is one of the 25 oldest institutions in the U.S.

College has two campuses, the main campus is located in Worcester and the other campus is in Leicester of Massachusetts. In 2014, college launches its fully online degree program i.e., Bachelors of Science in Business Administration.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 17:1.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 35%.

  • College is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

  • The total student population of the university is 2,189, which includes 1,571, full time and 618 part-time students.


Online Education at Becker College

Becker provides 3 online programs across various disciplines. Becker College majors include Business Management and Education.

The college offers online courses for adult learners and working professionals The online program covers all the aspects of the study and student experiences the same education format provided for traditional students. In order to deliver online education seamlessly, various resources are offered which include

  • myBecker is a tool available for students to access their bills, financial aid, emergency contact information, tuition balance, and many other key items.

  • Insite is the information system that brings data, analysis and reporting seamlessly together. It gives students, staff, and community access to the college's databases.


Reviews

Students reviews on the university are as follows

  • Professors are knowledgeable and are often formidable forces in their fields. Also, students love the fact that they have lots of options for both online and in-person classes.

  • The college provides students with everything they need in order to succeed in any field they so desire. However, there is no hand holding here. Students need to show initiative in pursuing their degree and work beyond just the classroom.

Location & Contact

Address

61 Sever St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8775232537
Fax: 8775232537
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Rankings

Some of the rankings given to the university are as follows

  • The university is ranked 36 in 'Regional Colleges North' by US News.

  • Becker is ranked 2 in the country among four-year private institutions for awarding undergraduate animal studies degrees and is the third-largest producer of undergraduate vet tech degrees among four-year private institutions.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

66%

SAT Range

980 - 1180

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$33,266

Average Annual Cost

$35,600

Books And Supplies

$960

Other Fees

$3,600

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,800

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,200

Total One Year Cost

$57,160

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

40%

Male Professors

60%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Design and Applied Arts

81 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

80 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

70 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

44 Graduates

Psychology, General

40 Graduates

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Se...

28 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

28 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

27 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

16 Graduates

Biology, General

11 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

11 Graduates

Psychology, Other

8 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

7 Graduates

Communications Technologies/Technic...

2 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

2 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

1 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

1 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

1 Graduates

Marketing

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,824

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

66% White

10% Unknown

8% Black

9% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

44%

Out Of State

55%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$68,777 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 80% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

80%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,900/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,900/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,900/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Hawks

School Colors

royal blue, white, and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Commonwealth Coast Conference

Total Male Athletes

218

Total Female Athletes

172

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Equestrian

Field Hockey

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$12,000

$30,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 317

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,008

Students Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,453

Students Receiving State Aid

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,663

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,947

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,934

$30K - $48K

$27,277

$48K - $75K

$23,911

$75K - $110K

$20,515

> $110K

$17,624

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,519,083

The financial aid department in the college helps students and their families navigate and guide through the process of getting financial assistance from college to make their education more affordable.

Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form. Becker College federal school code is 002123.

  • Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study allows students to work and earn while they study.

  • State Aids includes Gilbert Grant and MassGrant.

  • Institutional Aid comprises of Becker Family Grant and Becker College Grant. Institutional Scholarships such as Becker College Alumni Association Scholarship, D. Llewellyn Evans Scholarship, Ebenezer Crafts Scholarship, The George I. Alden Scholarship, The George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Scholarship, The Robert and Marie Cousy Scholarship, Travelling Scholarship are awarded to students.

  • Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

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