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Becker College, founded in 1887, is a private, liberal arts, coeducational school, with a branch campus in Leicester. Its 100-acre campus is located in Worcester.

Website: www.becker.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,882
Undergraduate
Students
(58.2%) 1,096 Women
(41.8%) 786 Men
10
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 4,972 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.08
SAT Math
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
542 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$58,385
Tuition and Fees
$40,150
Room and Board
$13,800
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$24,257
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
48
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Worcester Population
182,669
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston, MA; Providence, RI; Hartford, CT
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Hawks
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
7.3% Black/African-American
8.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.7% White
6.0% Unknown
International Students
0.8% from 29 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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