78%

Acceptance Rate

$5,303

Avg.Financial Aid

002190

FAFSA Code

About Worcester State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,217

Website

https://www.worcester.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

There is a public university in Worcester, MA called Worcester State University. Worcester State University is a parent institution of the Worcester State University. The total enrolment stands at 6,434 students at Worcester State University. Around 5,495 and 939 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 378 faculty. Around 81% of the students are 24 and under at Worcester State University. At WSU around 63% are white, 13% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 8% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 62% of the students are females and 38% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are John Dufresne, Raymond Mariano, Brian Skerry, and Mary Fell. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 114 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CAA (The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology), CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and NASP (National Association of School Psychologists).

Location & Contact

Address

486 Chandler St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5089298000
Fax: 5089298191
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Worcester State University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

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

1st May

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

78%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to WSU is easy. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for Worcester State University, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597. They can also call them at (508) 929-8000.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$15,458

Average Annual Cost

$970

Books And Supplies

$1,368

Other Fees

$9,191

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

$12,262

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,700

Total One Year Cost

$26,491

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to WSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $25,399 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

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

79%

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

67%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

43%

Male Professors

57%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

184 Graduates

Psychology, General

169 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

101 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

89 Graduates

Biology, General

66 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

66 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

64 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

52 Graduates

Sociology

49 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

41 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

38 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

36 Graduates

History

34 Graduates

Biotechnology

26 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

26 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

20 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

20 Graduates

Mathematics

19 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

13 Graduates

Chemistry

11 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

11 Graduates

Physical Sciences

10 Graduates

Economics

9 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

7 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,380

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

29%

Full-time

77%

Part-time

23%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

63% White

6% Unknown

9% Black

13% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

4%

Out Of State

95%

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

$68,532 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

25%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,428/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,834/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,834/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lancers

School Colors

reflex blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

New England Football Conference

Total Male Athletes

324

Total Female Athletes

210

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At WSU, $12,360 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at WSU costs around $3,834 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 38% and 62%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,200/year

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

$0$100,000

$17,715

$25,500

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.

$184 - 265

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.

71%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,303

Students Receiving Federal Grants

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,909

Students Receiving State Aid

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,966

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,735

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,788

$30K - $48K

$5,076

$48K - $75K

$2,185

$75K - $110K

$62

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$10,545,101

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,071,671

In case the students at Worcester State University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Worcester State University is around $1,806 and the federal grant is $4,955. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $1,863, while the institutional aid is $1,806. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Worcester State University amount to $10,545,101 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $2,071,671.

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